Annotation:Wren's Hornpipe (2)

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WREN’S HORNPIPE [2], THE (Cornphíopa an Dreolín). Irish, Hornpipe. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was perhaps associated with wikipedia:Wren_Day and the hunting of the wren on St. Stephens Day along with the subsequent wrenboys costumed performances.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Tom Barrett, 1971 (Co. Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. II), 1976; No. 314, p. 160. Cotter (Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Tutor), 1989; 79.

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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