Kildare Hornpipe (1) (The)

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KILDARE HORNPIPE, THE. AKA and see "Dundee Hornpipe," "Kildare Fancy," "Union Hornpipe (The)." Irish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. 'Kildare', derived from the Gaelic cill dara, means 'Church of the Oaks' or "the 'cell' by the oak' (referring to a monastery founded by St. Bride).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: McDermott (Allan's Irish Fiddler), c. 1920's; No. 94, p. 24.

Recorded sources:

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




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