Hennessey's Hornpipe (2)

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X:1 T:Hennessey's Hornpipe [2] L:1/8 M:C| R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 813 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D2|GABc dBGB|g2 fg edBA|GABc dedc|BGAF GFED| GABc dBGB|g2 fg edBA|dedc BGAF|G2GG G2:| |:Bc|d^cde gB (3BBB|g2 ag fddd|gfed eB (3BBB|eddd d2 ef| gedc BAGB|ABAG FGAB|dedc BGAF|G2 GG G2:||



HENNESSEY'S HORNPIPE [2] (Crannciuil Ui h-Aengusa). Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The hornpipe was first recorded by Donegal fiddler Hugh Gillespie (1906–1986), in New York, 1938, as the second tune in a set entitled "McKenna's Farewell". Researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find the tune cognate with "Dunphy's Hornpipe" and "Hornpipe (48)", an untitled hornpipe in Book 3 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894).


Additional notes



Printed sources : - O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 308, p. 153. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 813, p. 141.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 14001, "The Early Recordings of Angus Chisholm." Topic 12T364, Hugh Gillespie – "Classic Recordings" (1978).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [3]



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