McGibbney's Fancy

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McGIBBNEY'S FANCY. AKA - "McGivney's Fancy," "McGibbney's Hornpipe." AKA and see "Cuckoo's Nest (4) (The)," "Cuckoo's Nest (14)," "Eamonn McGivney's," "Jacky Tar," "Mower (The)," "Spealadóir (An)." Irish, Hornpipe. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune, remarks Irish musician and researcher Paul de Grae, was "named for Eamonn McGivney, Clare-based fiddler and the subject of the comic song "The Ordnance Survey Man" (his day job)." It is a version of the older and widespread British and Irish family of tunes derived from "The Cuckoo's Nest."


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Printed sources : - Cooper (Irish Fiddle Solos), 2010; p. 28. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Yellow Book), 1995; p. 38 (appears as "Eamonn McGivney's").

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 29015, Paddy O'Brien. Shanachie 34014, John Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Daithi Sproule - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1981). Enda Seery - "The Winding Clock" (2010).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear/see Jacky Tar and Eamonn McGivney's played together on youtube.com [2]



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