Slievman's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Slievman's Hornpipe T:Sliab na mBan [2] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe N:From the playing of Cape Breton fiddler Winston "Scotty" N:FItzgerald (1914-1987) K:G (3cBA|GDB,D EDB,D|GBAFG2 (3DEF|GBdB gdBd|(3cde AG FAdc| BG-G2 EDB,D|GBAF G2 (3DEF|GBdg egdc|B2G2G2:| |:Bc|dgfg bgfg|dgbg agfg|a^gab c'ba=g|fafe dcBc| dgfg bgfg|d2 gd (3efg dc|Bsdgd BdcA|B2G2G2:|]



SLIEVMAN’S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Sliab na mBan (2)," “Slievnamon.” Canadian, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title, like "Slievenamon," is a corruption of the Gaelic name Sliab na mBan (The Mountain of Women).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Cranford, (Winston Fitzgerald: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes), 1997; No. 48, p. 19.

Recorded sources: -Breton Books and Records BOC 1HO, Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald - “Classic Cuts” (reissue of Celtic Records CX 44). Celtic CX44, Winston Fitzgerald ‎– "The Inimitable Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald."


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