Tom Hill's Hornpipe

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TOM HILL'S HORNPIPE (Cornphíopa Thomáis a Chnoic). AKA - "Tom of the Hill," "Tommy Hill's," "Tommy Hill's Favourite," "Susan Harris." AKA and see "Bryant’s Favorite Hornpipe,” "Byrne's Hornpipe (1). Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was recorded for Victor Records by County Sligo fiddler Micheal Coleman in New York in 1927 (ably accompanied by pianist Ed Geoghegan)). It is the second tune in a medley of tunes recorded under the title "Tommy Hill's Favourite," following "Byrne's Hornpipe (1)." Coleman began the tune on the second strain perhaps, as fiddler Randy Miller suggests, “as a way to add interest to the medley whose two tunes both have ‘A’ parts in the key of D and ‘B’ parts that begin on an E note within the dominant chord.”


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler John Kelly/Seán O'Kelly (Ireland) [Breathnach]. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music vol. 3), 1977; No. 10. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 124. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 18, p. 93.

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 212, p. 85.

Recorded sources : - Gael-Linn / Viva Voce CEFCD 161, "Michael Coleman 1891-1945" (1992). Intrepid Records, "The Heyday of Michael Coleman" (1973). Victor 20850 (78 RPM), Micheal Coleman (1927).

See also listing at :
Hear Michael Coleman's 1927 recording on youtube.com [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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