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X:1 T:Hill Lilly Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 628) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (3E/F/G/|A/c/B/A/ A/c/e/c/|d/e/f/g/ a/f/e/c/|A(c/B/) A/c/e/c/|B/c/B/A/ G/E/G/B/| A(c/B/) A/c/e/c/|d/e/f/g/ (3a/4g/4a/4 e/c/|f/e/d/f/ e/c/A/c/|B/A/G/B/ A z!fermata!:| K:E G/A/|(c/B/).B/.B/ B(c/d/)|e/d/e/f/ g(f/g/)|a/g/f/a/ g/f/e/g/|f/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/| (c/B/).B/.B/ Bc/d/|e/d/e/f/ gf/g/ a/g/f/a/ g/f/e/g/|f/e/d/f/ e!D.C.!:|]

HILL LILLY. AKA and see "Chicoutimi Reel (2)," "St. Botolph Hornpipe," "Western Gem." American, Reel or Hornpipe (2/4 time). A Major ('A' part) & E Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Hill Lilly" was printed as a hornpipe by the Elias Howe company in Boston in the 1880's, and identically as "Western Gem" and "St. Botolph Hornpipe" in another Howe company publication, Ryan's Mammoth Collection, also from the 1880's. Set as a reel, it was recorded by Canadian radio and TV fiddler Don Messer and his group in 1947.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), 1880-1882; p. 628. Don Messer (Backwoods Melodies), 1949; No 11 (no page numbers).

Recorded sources : - Apex APX 26292-A (78 RPM), Don Messer (1947). Apex AL 1609, "The Best of Don Messer and his Islanders--P.E.I. Series vol. 2" (1960). MCA Records MCAD 4037, "The Very Best of Don Messer" (1994).

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