O'Neill's Hornpipe (2)

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O'NEILL'S HORNPIPE [2] (Crannciuil Uí Niall). AKA and see "Boss Clog Hornpipe (The)," "Dixon's Slide." American, Irish; Hornpipe (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The hornpipe was first published by Boston editor Elias Howe in his 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1869) where it was entitled "Boss Clog Hornpipe (The)," a reference to a musician by the name of Jimmy Norton, "the Boss Jig Player" (since the hornpipe was in a section of tunes attributed to his playing).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 1, p. 87. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 213. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1766, p. 329.

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