X:1 T:The Bantry Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 937 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G dc|BAGB cBcA|dbge dedB|cecA (3Bcd BG|FGAG FDEG| BABG cBcA|dbge dedB|cedc (3BAG (3AGF|G2B2G2:| |:cB|AGAB cBce|dfge dcdB|cecA (3Bcd BG|FGAG FDEF| GFGA BGFD|GABG ABcA|dgfe (3ded (3cBA|G2B2G2:| |:Bc|dgBg dgBg|(3gfg bg fdef|gage dedc|(3BAG (3AGF GDB,D| Ggge dBGB|cBcd efge|dgfe (3ded (3cBA|G2B2G2:| |:dc|BGGF GDB,D|(3GFG BG ABcA|dcde fedc|(3ded cA d2 cA| BGGF GDB,D|(3GFG (3BAG ABcA|dgfe (3ded (3cBA|G2B2G2:||
BANTRY HORNPIPE, THE (Crannciuil Beantraige). AKA and see "Killarney Wonder (3)." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning. AABBCCDD. Not the "Bantry Bay Hornpipe." The name Bantry is derived from the Gaelic ben, meaning 'horn' and refers to mountains. Thus Bantry is 'the peaks by the sea shore.'
Printed sources: O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 330, p. 163. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 217. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1779, p. 332. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 937, p. 160.