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X:1 T:Glasgow Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 870 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G {c}BA|GDB,D G2 GB|AGAB {d}c2 BA|Ggfg edcB|{d}c2A2 A2BA| GDB,D G2 GB|AGAB {d}c2 BA|Ggfe dcBA|B2G2G2:| |:Bc|dgfg edcB|cBce dcBA|Ggfg edcB|{d}c2A2 A2Bc| dBBd ecce|fdef {a}g2 fe|dgfe dcBA|B2G2G2:||



GLASGOW HORNPIPE, THE (Crannciuil Glaise-an-Gaba). Irish, Scottish; Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Michael Cooney reports this tune has been cited as a relative of the famous American hoe-down "Turkey in the Straw." Glasgow is Gaelic for 'green hollow.'


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "J. O'Neill" [O'Neill]. Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill was a fiddler, originally from County Down. He had some formal musical training and served as Francis O'Neill's transcriber and collaborator on his early volumes.

Printed sources : - Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 41. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 318, p 157. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 184. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1648, p. 306. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 870, p. 150.






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