Fitzgerald's Hornpipe (1)
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FITZGERALD'S HORNPIPE  (Cornphíopa Mhic Ghearailt). Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune straddles tonality between A dorian and G major, but resolves to 'G'. 19th century County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman collected a version of the melody--see "Fitzgerald's Hornpipe (2)." See also the related "Humors of Tuamgraney."
Source for notated version: fiddler Mrs. Murphy, 1967 (Co. Cork, Ireland) [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 305, p. 156.
Recorded sources: Copely Records 9-113 (78 RPM), Paddy Cronin (195?).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info