Fancy Hornpipe

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FANCY HORNPIPE. Scottish (originally), Canadian; Hornpipe (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The "Fancy Hornpipe" is the tune for the dance Mic Mac Rotery. The rotary was a traffic circle near a Mic Mac Indian village. See also the related "Craiglug Reel", by Scottish fiddler Peter Milne.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 41.

Recorded sources: Rounder 7004, Joe Cormier - "The Dances Down Home" (1977).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]




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