O'Gallagher's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:O'Gallagher's Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1617 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bc|d^ced =cBAG|BAGF GABc|dgfg edcB|AGFE D2 Bc| d^ced =cBAG|BAGF GABc|dgfg ecAF|G2G2G2:| |:Bc|dgfg edBd|e^def g2 fg|edcB cBAG|AGFE D2 EF| GFGB A^GAc|B^ABd efge|BdBG AcAF|G2G2G2:|



O'GALLAGHER'S HORNPIPE (Crannciuil Ui Galcobair). AKA and see "Cloone Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.


Additional notes

Source for notated version : - O'Gallagher [O'Neill]. The only 'O'Gallagher' O'Neill references in his Irish Minstrels and Musicians (1913) was a Timothy O'Gallagher, a piper from Clofert, who "played most excellently" for an exhibition in Ireland in the 1860's. He is probably not O'Neill's source for the tune. A rather more likely source is Charles O'Gallagher, a member with O'Neill of the Chicago Irish Music Club in the first decade of the 20th century.
Chicago Irish Music Club, c. 1903. Piper Charles O'Gallagher is in the middle row, fifth from left.



Printed sources : - R.M. Levey (Second Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1873; p. 98 (untitled hornpipe). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 177. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1617, p. 300.






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