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X:1 T:Rick's Rambles N:anon. O:Ireland B:Francis O'Neill: "The Dance Music of Ireland" (1907) no. 940 R:Hornpipe Z:Transcribed by Frank Nordberg - http://www.musicaviva.com N:Music Aviva - The Internet center for free sheet music downloads M:C| L:1/8 K:G (3(DEF)|G(FGA) B(DEF)|GBA(G FG)Ac|dgf(e dc)Bc|(3(dcd) (ed) cAFA| G(FGA) GB (3(dcB)|(cBA)(G FG)Ac|d(gfe d)cEF|A2G2G2:| |:(Bc)|dcB(c ed)BG|(3(ABA) (EF) A(GFE)|DddB cAEF|GB (3(AGF) (GD)B,D| G(DEF) GBdB|cBA(G FG)Ac|d(gfe) dcEF|A2G2G2:|



RICK'S RAMBLES (Triallta Padraig). AKA – “Rick’s Hornpipe.” AKA and see “John Joe Gannon's Hornpipe.” Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The “Rick’s Hornpipe” title comes from a 1931 recording by the Ballinakill Ceili Band.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No’s. 250 & 251, p. 77 (two settings, “the old setting” and the Ballinakill setting). O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 940, p. 161.

Recorded sources: - Kells Music 9509, Mike and Mary Rafferty – “The Dangerous Reel.” Tara 3037, Liam O’Flynn – “The Piper’s Call” (1998). Ballinakill Traditional Dance Players - "Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music" (2001).

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [2]
Hear the tune played by Philadelphia, Pa., piper Tom Standevan on youtube.com [3]



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