Gypsy Hornpipe (2)

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


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Printed sources : - Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 18. Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 5 (appears as "The Gipsy's Hornpipe"). Laybourn (Kohler's Violin Repository, Book 1), 1882; p. 95. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-ghedllaedh), 1990; p. 44. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 173.






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