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X:1 T:Echo Hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D fe|dAFA D2 FA|dfec dcBc|A2 ce A2 ce|f/g/a ec dcBA| dAFA D2 FA|dfec dcBA|g3 b afdf|eABc d2:| |:Bc|dg g2 bg g2|dgbg agfa|A2 ce A2 ce|f/g/a ec dcBA| dg g2 bg g2|egbg agfa|g3b afdf|eABc d2:||

ECHO, THE (An Mac-Alla). Irish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The pickup 'c' note to the second part is sometimes played natural to give a passing feel of G major.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - "Tobin" [O'Neill]. Adam Tobin is mentioned in O'Neill's Irish Minstrels and Musicians (1913) as being an uilleann piper and fiddler living in Chicago in 1912.

Printed sources : - Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 8, p. 89. O'Brien (Jerry O'Brien's Accordion Instructor), Boston, 1949. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1605, p. 298. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 848, p. 147. Peoples (Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1986; 39. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, vol. 1), 1999; p. 15.

Recorded sources: -GTD Heritage Trad. HCD 008, Tommy Peoples - "Traditional Irish Music Played on the Fiddle."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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