Mulqueeny's Hornpipe

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MULQUEENY'S HORNPIPE (Cornphíopa Uí Mhaolchaoine). AKA - " Mulqueeneys." AKA and see "Humors of Kilfenora." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CC'. Composed by Jim Mulqueeney, a fiddler from Kilfenora, County Clare, and member of the original Kilfenora Céilí Band, formed in the 1920's. Mulqueeney also played trumpet in the Kilfenora Brass & Reed Band in the first decades of the 20th century. Mulqueeney was the source for several tunes in Breathnach's Ceol Rince na hEirreann II. See also "Jim Mulqueeeney's Party Piece."

Source for notated version: flute player Matt Molloy & fiddler Tommy Peoples (Donegal, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 211, p. 97. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 4), 1976; No. 70.

Recorded sources: Comhaltas Ceoltoiri CL13, Tommy Peoples.

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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