Micky Connell's Hornpipe

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MICKY CONNELL'S HORNPIPE (Cornphíopa Mhicí Uí Chonaill). AKA and see "Billy Taylor's Fancy." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O'Neill prints a version as "Billy Taylor's Fancy," and the melody appears twice in the Goodman manuscripts as "Man of War" and "Constantine Hornpipe."

Source for notated version: from a manuscript attributed to the Pigott family, County Kerry, in which it appeared as an untitled tune. Breathnach found the tune and the title in another manuscript in his collection [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 216, p. 105.

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