Bill Ellis' Hornpipe

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 Theme code Index    551H1H 3H3H1H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 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. 1722, p. 320
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

T:Bill Ellis' Hornpipe
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1722
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
c>d | e>^de>c a>ga>e | c'>bc'>e a>ga>e | f>gf>e d>cB>A | (3EGB (3egb e'2 c>d | 
e>^de>c a>ga>e | c'>bc'>e a>ga>e | (3fag (3fed c>BA>G | B2A2A2:|
|: B>c | d>cd>B (3bag (3fed | c>Bc>A (3agf (3edc | B>AB>d (3gfe (3dcB| 
A>ce>f e2 c>d | e>^de>c a>ga>e|c'>bc'>e a>ga>e|(3fag (3fed c>BA>G |B2A2A2:||

BILL ELLIS' HORNPIPE. Irish, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. William 'Bill' Ellis was an Englishman and a violinist "of great versatility", and a teacher of a young James O'Neill in Belfast (along with James' father, John O'Neill, an excellent violinist, but a private man).

Source for notated version in print: Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O'Neill's collaborator [O'Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen); p. 203. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 1722, p. 320.