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X:1 T:Gipsy's Hornpipe [2] T:Gypsy's Hornpipe [2], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Laybourn - Kohler's Violin Repository Book 1 (1881, p. 87) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d2|(g>f)e>d (e>d)B>d|e>d (3efg B2 B>A|(G>F)G>A (B>A)B>d|e2A2A2d2| (g>f)e>d (e>d)B>d|e>d (3efg B2 B>A|(G>F)G>A (B>c)B>A|G2E2E2:| |:(g>f)|e2B2B2 (g>f)|e2B2B2 (g>f)|(e>d)e>f (g>f)g>a|b2e2d2 (g>a)| (b>g)a>f g2 g>f|e>d (3efg B2 B>A|(G>F)G>A (B>c)B>A|G2E2E2:|

GYPSY'S HORNPIPE [2], THE. AKA - "Gipsy's Hornpipe." AKA and see "Boys of Ballycastle," "Leggett's Reel," "Shillelah (The)." English, Scottish; Hornpipe (cut time). G Major or E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. In Ireland the tune is known as "Boys of Ballycastle." It is printed in Kerr's Merry Melodies, vol. 1 (Glasgow, c. 1880) under the title "Leggett's Reel," in a section of Irish reels for quadrilles or country dancing.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 18. Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 5 (appears as "The Gipsy's Hornpipe"). Laybourn (Köhler's Violin Repository, Book 1), 1881; p. 87. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-ghedllaedh), 1990; p. 44. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 173.

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