Balfe's Hornpipe

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 Theme code Index    1H765 43H3H5H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1736, p. 323.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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T:Balfe's Hornpipe
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1736
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion 
(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.