Mountain Stream (1)

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MOUNTAIN STREAM (HORNPIPE) [1]. AKA and see "Athlone Hornpipe (The)," "Bobby Gardiner's," "McIntyre's," "Paddy Killoran's," "Paddy O'Brien's Hornpipe (1)," "Six O'Clock," "Tara Brooch (The)," "Western Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. County Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman recorded the hornpipe as "The Western" in New York in 1927. Fiddler Hugh Gillespie (1906-1986), originally from County Donegal, recorded it (also in New York) in June, 1939, as "Mountain Stream" (paired with "Parker's Fancy").

Hugh Gillespie



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 287, p. 161.

Recorded sources: Decca 12225 (78 RPM), Hugh Gillespie (1939). Topic Records 12T364, "Hugh Gillespie: Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music" (1978).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear Hugh Gillespie's 1939 recording at CapeIrish.com [2] (backed by a competent guitarist).




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