Sligo Fancy (The)

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X: 1 T:The Sligo Fancy M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpjpe B:McDermott - Allan's Irish Fiddler (c. 1920's, No. 106, p. 27 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (b>a)|g>fg>e B2 e>d|c>Bc>A E2 A>G|F>GA>B c>de>f|(3gba (3gfe d2 (b>a)| g>fg>e B2 e>d|c>Bc>A E2 (A>G)|F>GA>B c>de>f|g2b2g2:| |:(B>c)|d>Bg>B d>gB>c|(3dcB g>B d2 c>B|c>Af>A c>fA>B|(3cBA f>A c2 (B>c)| d>Bg>B d>gB>c|(3dcB g>B d2 c>B|c>Aa>g f>de>f|g2b2g2:|



SLIGO FANCY, THE. AKA and see “Dunn's Hornpipe,” “Flowers of Antrim (1) (The),” “Marquis of Lorne (1),” “McDermott's Hornpipe (1)," "Newry Hornpipe (The).” Irish (?), Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A hornpipe of unknown provenance. It was published in the 1880's in Scotland as "Marquis of Lorne (1)." Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945) recorded it as the second tune in a set called "McDermott's" (see "McDermott's Hornpipe (3)." The Chieftains called it "Newry Hornpipe" on their recording "Water from the Well" (2000).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -Breathnach (Folk Music and Dances of Ireland), 1971; 24. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; No. 115. McDermott (Allan's Irish Fiddler), c. 1920’s; No. 106, p. 27.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]


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