Seán Ryan's Hornpipe (2)

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X:1 T:Seán Ryan's Hornpipe [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Frank McCollam (Co. Antrim) B:Mulvihill - 1st Collection (No. 46, p. 102 K:G (3GFE|DGBG cGBG|DGBd {a}gfga|bg {A}(3gfg dedB|cBAG FD (3CB,A,| DGBG cGBG|DGBd {a]gfga|bg {a}(3gfg dedB|(3cBA FA G2:| |:ga|bg {a}(3gfg agef|gagd edBd|eB {c}(3BAB edgd|cBAG FD (3CB,A,| G,GBG cGBG|DGBd {a}gfga|bg {a}(3gfg dedB|(3cBA FA G2:|]



SEÁN RYAN'S HORNPIPE [2]. AKA and see “McMahon's Hornpipe,” "Miss Mahon's Hornpipe," "Paddy O'Brien's Hornpipe (3)," “Trip to Vermont.” Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was composed by County Tipperary fiddler Seán Ryan (1919-1985), and recorded by him in 1961 with Peter Carberry (Avoca 33-AV-135) as "Seán Ryan's", as he had no title for the tune. Fr. John Quinn explains the title for the tune commonly used for the hornpipe in the in the 1950's and 1960's was "Miss Mahon's," but it was published in 1975 in Eamon Jordan's Whistle and Sing as "McMahon's Hornpipe," possibly the result of a miss-hearing ('McMahon's' for 'Miss Mahon's') or a printer's error.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Frank McCollam (Ballycastle, County Antrim) [Mulvihill].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland vol. 1), 1974; . Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 46, p. 102.

Recorded sources : - Avoca 33-AV-135,Seán Ryan & Peter Carberry - "Traditional Music of Ireland, vol. 2" (1961).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]
Hear the tune played by John Christie, Frank Wisenor, Seamus Richmond with Fr. Lyons at the Comhaltas Archive [3]



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