Bunker Hill (2)
BUNKER HILL  (Cnoc Bunceir). Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC (Flaherty, O'Neill): AABBCC (Taylor/Tweed). O'Neill (Irish Folk Music, a Fascinating Hobby, pg. 98) notes that Bunker Hill was the collector, musician and priest Dr. Henebry's address "in or near the city of Waterford, Ireland". Paul de Grae believes there is a connection with the 18th century battle near Boston harbor, however, as Henebry was at one time a professor of Gaelic at Washington D.C.'s Georgetown University, "and doubtless was an admirer of the American Revolution." The 'A' part is similar to the 'A' part of version #2.
Sources for notated verisons: flute player Colm O'Donnell (b. 1962, Aclare, County Sligo, Ireland) [Flaherty]; John Mulvihill, a native of Limerick [O'Neill]; accordionist and set dancer Mike Butler (Ennis, County Clare) [Taylor/Tweed].
Printed source: Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 10. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 787, p. 137. Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed's Irish Choice), 1994; p. 14.
Recorded source: DMPCD 9401, Karen Tweed - "Drops of Springwater" (1994).
X:1 T:Bunker Hill L:1/8 M:C| S:Flaherty - Trip to Sligo Z:Chords by Rick Gagne N:Arty McGlynn plays an Am chord in the third and fourth measures of the 'C' part. K:D Mixolydian "C"GE ~E2 D2 GD|"D"EGAB "C"c2 Bc|"A"ABAG EG ~G2|ABcA "D"d2 cA| "C"GE ~E2 D2 GD|"D"EGAB "C"c2 Bc|"D"dB cA "G"BG ~G2|"A"ABcA "D"d2 cA|| "C"Gc c2 ec c2|Gcec dcAG|"D"Ad d2 ed d2|AddB cBAG| EGAB "C"c2 dB|"A"c2 dB "C"c2Bc|"D"dBcA "G"BG ~G2|"A"ABcA "D"d2 eg|| "D"fd ~d2 fdad|"Bm"fddf a2 gf|"G"ge ~e2 gebe|"Em"geeg b2 ag| "D"fdd^c dcAB|"C"cAdB c2 Bc|"D"dBcA "G"BG ~G2|"A"ABcA "D"d2 cA||
X:2 T:Bunker Hill  R:reel D:Arty McGlynn: McGlynn's Fancy D:Dermot Byrne Z:id:hn-reel-241 Z:transcribed by email@example.com M:C| L:1/8 K:Dmix cA|:GEcE D2~D2|(3EFG AB c2Bc|~A3G EFGE|ABcA d2cA| GEcE D2~D2|(3EFG AB c2Bc|dBcA BGFG|ABcA d2cA:| |:Gc~c2 ec~c2| Gc~c2 cAGc|Ad~d2 fd~d2|Adde dcAG| (3EFG AB cAdB|cAdB c2Bc| dBcA BGFG|1 ABcA d2cA:|2 ABcA d2ag|| |:fd~d2 fdad|fadf a2gf|ge~e2 gebe| gbeg b2ag| fddc dcAB|cAdB c2Bc|dBcA BGFG|1 ABcA d2ag:|2 ABcA d2|| "Variations:" cA|:GE~E2 D2ED|FGAB c2dc|ABAG EFGE|ABcA d2ed| cAGE D2~D2|FGAB c2Bc|dBcA BG~G2|ABcA d2cA:| |:GcBc ecBc|GccB cBAG|Ad~d2 fd~d2|Addc dcAG| FGAB cAdB|(3cBA dB c2Bc| dBcA BG~G2|1 ABcA d2cA:|2 ABcA d2ag|| |:fd~d2 fdad|fadf a2gf|ge~e2 gebe|gbeg b2ag| fd~d2 dcAB|cAdB c2Bc|dBcA BG~G2|1 ABcA d2ag:|2 ABcA d2||