Julia Clifford's Hornpipe

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X: 1 T: Freddy Kimmel's R: hornpipe M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Dmaj |:AG|FAfe dcBA|GABd gfed|cBAa geBc|(3ded (3cdc (3BcB AG| FAfe dcBA|GABd gfed|cBAa geBc|d2f2 d2:| |:(3ABc|d2D2 DFAd|B2G2 EFGd|(3cdc (3BcB AGFE|DEFG ABBA| d2D2 DFAd|B2G2 E3d|(3cdc (3BcB ABBA|d2f2 d2:| |:de|f2de f2de|fdad bdad|(3cBA eA fAeA|cdeg bage| f2de f2de|(3fed ad bdad|cdeg bage|d2f2 d2:|



JULIA CLIFFORD'S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Freddy Kimmel's," "Second Star Hornpipe," "Star of the East." Irish, Hornpipe (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. "Julia Clifford's Hornpipe" is quite similar in the first two strains to "Star of the East" published in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) and "Second Star Hornpipe" published around the same time in Kohler's Violin Repository Book 2. A third part has been added to the older tunes. Billy Clifford remembered his father calling the tune "Freddy Kimmel's," but a musician by that name has not been identified and it may be a mishearing of "John Kimmel," an American accordion player of the early 78 RPM era.


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Printed sources : - Topic 12T211/Ossian, John & Julia Clifford - "The Humours of Lisheen" (learned from Sliabh Luachra fiddler Padraig O'Keeffe. The title on the record, "Freddy Kimmel's", according to Alan Ward, probably refers to Brooklyn accordion player John Kimmel, who recorded in the early 20th century, though the tune does not appear on any extent recording of his).






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