George Rowley's Hornpipe

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GEORGE ROWLEY'S HORNPIPE (Cornphíopa Sheoirse Uí Roghallaigh). Irish, Hornpipe. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. George Rowley was a fiddler from County Leitrim. He is supposed to have based this tune on the air "Blackbird (1) (The)", and as a result it is sometimes called "George Rowley's Blackbird."

Source for notated version: George Rowley/Seoirse Ó Roghallaigh (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 206, p. 83.

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