X:1 T:Balfe's Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1736 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (3ABc | d>ec>d (3BAG (3AGF | G2 f<b f>ba>g|(3fag (3fed (3egf (3edc |(3dfa (3d'c'b (3aba (3gfe | d>ec>d (3BAG (3AGF | G2 f<b f>ba>g|(3fag (3gfe (3egf (3edc | d2f2d2 :| |: ABc | d>f (3abc' d'>c'd'>c' | b>ab>c' b>ge>d|c>de>f g>fg>b | a>^ga>b a2 (3ABc | d>f (3abc' d'>c'd'>c' | b>ab>c' b2 a>g|(3fag (3fed (3ege (3edc | d2f2d2 :||
BALFE'S HORNPIPE. Irish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning. AABB.
Source for notated version: uilleann piper Sergeant James Early (b. late 1840's), originally from Carrigallen, County Leitrim, and a Chicago police colleague of O'Neill's [O'Neill].
Printed source: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1736, pg. 323.