Cooney's Hornpipe

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COONEY'S HORNPIPE (Crannciuil Uí Cuanaig). AKA and see "Friendly Visit (1) (The)," "Smith's Hornpipe (1)," "Tamony's Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the related "Murphy's Hornpipe (2)."

Source for notated version: fiddler James O'Neill [O'Neill]. No relation to Francis O'Neill, his namesake James was also on the Chicago police force. He was a fiddler from County Down, and a skilled transcriber with a large repertoire, making him an excellent collaborator on Francis O'Neill's first volumes.

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1739, p. 323. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 916, p. 157.

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