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X: 1 T: Boys of Ballycahill B: "Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music" [III/63/180] L: 1/8 M: 4/4 R: hornpipe K: D AG | FAdf ecAG | FAdf gecA | FAdB cdec | dcdf ecAG | FAdf ecAG | FAdf gecA | FAdB cdec | dfec d2 :| |:de | f2 ff fgfe | decA d2 cB | ABAG FAdf | edcB Acde | f2 ff fgfe | decA d2 FA | Bdgf edce | dAFE D2 :|



BOYS OF BALLYCAHILL. Irish, Hornpipe (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Fr. John Quinn finds an identical version of this hornpipe (albeit with parts reversed) in the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uillean piper, James Goodman, as an untitled hornpipe (Goodman mss., vol. 3, p. 109).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Frank Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; No. 63, p. 180.

Recorded sources: -


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