Donegal Castle Hornpipe

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DONEGAL CASTLE HORNPIPE. Irish, Hornpipe. Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Donegal fiddler Francie Dearg Byrne (d. 1988), a musician (along with his brother Micí) from Kilcar. Francie was known as a leading exponent of the "old style" of Donegal fiddle playing (along with James Byrne and Mickey Doherty).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Francie & Mickie Byrne - "Ceol na dTead." "The Donegal Fiddle."




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