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 Also known as    Crannciuil Ui Fishuir, Dynwr (Y), Blacksmith's Hornpipe (1) (The), Blanchard's Hornpipe (2), China Orange Hornpipe, Egg Hornpipe, Fisher's (The), Fisherman's Hornpipe, Fisherman's Lilt (3), First of May (2) (The), Kelly's Hornpipe (3), Limeur (Le), Lord Howe's Hornpipe, O'Dwyer's Hornpipe (2), Peckhover Walk Hornpipe, Reel à ma grand-mère Odile Boudreault, Reel Boivin, Sailor's Hornpipe (4), West's Hornpipe (2), Wigs on the Green
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4, 2/2
 History    SCOTLAND(Moray), USA(New England)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Scots Measures
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1781
 Artist    The Hill Billies
 Title of recording    Fisher's Hornpipe/Blue Eyed Girl
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Vocalion 5017 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1927
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Fisher's Hornpipe L:1/8 M:C| K:F |:c2|fcAc BdcB|AcAc BdcB|AcFc BdGd|AcFA G2 (3cde| fc Ac BdcB|AcFc BdcB|ABcd efge|f2a2f2:| |:ef|gece gebg|afcf afba|gece gaba|gfed c2 Bc| dBFB dBfd|cAFA cAfc|dfed cBAG|F2A2F2:||

X:2 T:Fisher's Hornpipe 50 S:John Greenwood MS. c. 1780 M:C L:1/8 K:G gdBd cedc | BdBd cedc | BGBG cAcA | BGBG AFED | gdBd cedc | BdBd cedc | Bgec' bgaf | g2g2g4 :| |: afdf afc'a | bgdg bgd'b | afdf afc'a | agfe d4 | ecGc ecge | dBGB dBgd | ecge dBcA | G2G2G4 :|

X:1 T:Danced by Aldridge M: L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Alexander McGlashan - A Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1781, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FDFD GEGE|AFED CECA,| dAFA GBAG|FAFAF GBAG|Fd Bg fedc|d2d2d2z2:| |:ecAc ecge|fdAd fdaf|ecAc ecge|fdcB A4| BGEG BGdB|AFDF AFdA|BGdB AGFE|D2D2D2z2:|]

X:1 T:Fisher's Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S: Seth Johnson – Woburn Fife Manuscript (c. 1807-40?, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (3G/A/B/|c/G/E/G/ F/A/G/F/|E/G/E/G/ F/A/G/F/|E/C/E/C/ F/D/F/D/|E/C/E/C/ d/B/G/B/| c/G/E/G/ F/A/G/F/|E/G/E/G/ F/A/G/F/|Ec B/c/d/e/ |ccc:| |:B/c/|d/B/G/B/ d/B/f/e/|d/B/G/B/ e/c/g/e/|d/B/G/B/ d/B/f/e/|d/c/B/A/ GG| c/F/D/F/ A/F/c/A/|G/E/C/E/ G/E/c/A/ G/E/c/A/ G/F/E/D/|CCC:|] P:Same ms., in 'F' (p. 21) K:F (3c/d/e/|f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/F/A/F/ B/G/B/G/|a/f/a/f/ g/e/c/e/| f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/f/e/g/ f/a/g/b/|af/f/ f:| |:e/f/|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/g/|a/f/d/f/ a/f/c’/a/|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/a/|g/f/e/d/ cc| d/B/G/B/ d/B/f/d/|c/A/F/A/ c/A/f/d/|c/f/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|FF/F/F:|] P:2nd Part Fishers Hornpipe dd e/f/g/e/|d/e/d/d/ e/f/g/e/|dd ee|dd A2| dd e/f/g/e/|d/e/d/d/ e/f/g/e/|d/e/f/g/ a/g/f/e/|dd d2:| |:eeee|ff f2|eeef|e/d/c/B/ A2| BBBB|AA A2|d/f/d/f/ e/g/e/g/|fd d2:|]

X:8 T:Fisher's Hornpipe. BHp.08 M:C| L:1/8 R:.Hornpipe Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2013/15 B:Blackman - A Selection of the most favorite Hornpipes for the Violin ca1810-22 Q:1/2=80 K:D dc|dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FDFD GEGE|FDFD [E2A,2] dc| dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FAdf gedc|d2d2d2:| |:cd|ecAc ecge|fdAd fdaf|ecAc ecgf|edcB A3 A| BGDG BGdB|AFDF AFdA|BdcB AGFE|D2D2D2:|

X:1 T:Fisher’s Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Saunders – New and Complete Instructor for the Violin (Boston, 1847, No. 3, p. 98) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F (3c/d/e/|(f/c/).A/.c/ (B/d/).c/.B/|(A/c/).A/.c/ (B/d/).c/.B/|(A/F/).F/.A/ (B/G/).G/.B/|(A/F/)(A/F/) C/c/d/e/| (f/c/).A/.c/ (B/d/).c/.B/|(A/c/).F/A/ (B/d/).c/.B/|A/c/g/a/ b/g/e/g/|faf:| |:(e/f/)|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/g/|a/f/d/f/ a/f/c’/a/|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/a/|g/f/e/d/ c(B/c/)| d/B/G/B/ d/e/f/d/|c/A/F/A/ c/d/e/c/|d/e/f/d/ c/B/A/F/|GFF:|]

X:1 T:Second to Fisher’s Hornpipe M:C L:1/8 N:William Sidney Mount music manuscript, page dated Feb. 22nd, 1848. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F FAFA FBAG |FAFA FBAG|FAFA GBGB|FAFA C2z2| FAFA FBAG|FAFA FBAG|FAAc cBAc|[F2A2][F2A2][F2A2]:| |:egege egeg|egeg egeg|fafa fafa|egeg egeg| egege egeg|BdBd BdBd|AcAc AcAc|BdBd ABcC:||

X:4 T:Fisher's or ... Roose.0909 T:Egg Hornpipe. Roose.0909 T:Ashley's 2nd Hornpipe,aka. Roose.0909 T:Blanchard's Hornpipe,aka. Roose.0909 T:Darkey Fisher's Hornpipe,aka. Roose.0909 T:English Hornpipe,aka. Roose.0909 B:J.Roose MS, Manchester 1850 Z:Village Music Project Edmund Spriggs 2019 Q:1/2=76 M:C L:1/8 K:D A2|dAFA GBAG|FDFD GBAG|FDFD GEGE|FAFD E2AB/c/| dAFA GBAG|FDFD GBAG|FA dg fedc|d2d2d2:| |:cd|ecAc egfe|fdBd fagf|ecAc egfe|fdcB A2A2| BGEG BGdB|AFDF AFdA|GBAg fdec|d2d2d2:|

X:1 T:Fisher’s Hornpipe T:Blanch [sic] Hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 39) S: N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G gdBd cedc|BdBd cedc|BGBG cAcA|BGBG AF D2| gdBd cedc|BdBd cedc|Bgea c'agf|g2g2g2z2:| |:afdf afaf|bgdg bgbg|afdf afaf|agfe d2d2| edBc ecec|dBGB dBdB|cedc BAGF|G2G2G2z2:| P:Variations – 2nd strain afdf afc'a|bgdg bgd'b|afdf afc'b|agfe d2d2| edGc ecae|dBGB dB gd|cedc BAGF|G2G2G2z2||

X:1 T:Limerick Hornpipe N:A version of “Fisher’s Hornpipe [1]” M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, No. 16, p. 7) B: N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (AB/c/)|dAFA GBAG|FDFA GBAG|FDDF GEEG|FDDF EDB,D| dAFA GBAG|FDFA GBAG|FAdf gfec|1 dcdc d2:|2 d2 dd d2|| |:d2|ecBc efge|fddd dfaf|ecAc efgf|edcB A2 Ac| BGGG GBdB|AFDF ABcA|BcdB AGFE|D2 DD D2:|

X:4 T:Fishers M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Colletion (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dc|dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FDFD GEGE|FDFD E2 dc| dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FAdf gedc|d2 d2 d2:| |:cd|ecAc ecge|fdAd fdaf|ecAc ecgf|edcB A3A| BGDG BGdB|AFDF AFdA|BdcB AGFE|D2 D2 D2:||

X:3 T: Fisher’s Hornpipe with Variations M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Clinton W. Bisbee (West Sumner, Me., August, 1904) N:The inscription on the front cover indicates the that contents were N:copied from the Dec. 25, 1864, music manuscript of Frank Richardson, N: who lived in a town called Mt. Vernon, Me., later called Canton, Me.. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F (3c/d/e/|f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|(A/F/)F/>A/ (B/G/)G/>B/|(A/F/)F/>A/ G/E/C| f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/B/c/d/ e/f/g/e/|fff:| |:e/f/|g/e/c/e/ g/a/b/g/|a/f/c/f/ a/f/a/f/|g/e/c/e/ g/a/b/a/| g/f/e/d/ cB/c/| d/B/F/B/ d/B/d/B/|c/A/F/A/ c/A/f/c/|c/f/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|FFF:| P:"Variation 1" c/d/e/|fc/A/ B/d/c/B/|f/a/c/A/ B/d/c/B/|f/a/c/f/ g/b/e/g/|f/a/g/f/ g/c/d/e/| f/a/c/A/ B/d/c/e/|f/a/c/A/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/f/a/ c/e/g/b/|(3a/g/f/ (3g/f/e f:| |:c/d/e/f/ g/f/g/e/|c/e/f/g/ a/f/g/a/|b/g/a/f/ d/a/g/e/|a/e/f/d/ c/A/B/c/| db/a/ g/f/e/d/|ca/g/ f/e/d/c/|B/d/G/B/ A/c/f/a/ |(3a/g/f/ e/g/f:| P:"Variation 2" (3g/f/e/|f/c/A/c/ (B/d/)(G/B/)|(A/c/)(F/A/) (B/d/)(G/B/)|A/c/f/a/ c/e/g/b/|A/c/f/a/ b/g/e/c/| (f/a/).c/.A/ (B/d/)(G/B/)|A/c/F/A/ B/d/G/B/|A/c/f/a/ G/c/e/g/|fff:| |:c/g/c/g/ c/g/c/g/|c/a/c/a/ c/a/c/a/|(b/a/)(a/g/) (g/f/)(f/e/)|(e/d/)(d/c/) (c/B/)(B/A/)| B/d/g/b/ A/c/f/a/|G/c/e/g/ A/c/f/a/|b/g/e/c/ a/f/d/B/|A/c/e/g/ f:|]

X:1 T:Fisher’s Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Oliver Ditson – The Boston Collection of Instrumental Music (c. 1850, p. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/F/A/F/ B/G/B/G/|A/F/A/F/ G2| f/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/c/A/c/ B/d/c/B/|A/B/c/d/ e/f/g/e/|fff:| |:e/f/|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/g/|a/f/c/f/ a/f/c’/a/|g/e/c/e/ g/e/b/a/|g/f/e/d/ cB/c/| d/B/F/B/ d/B/f/d/|c/A/F/A/ c/A/f/c/|d/f/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|FFFz:|]

X:59 T:Fishers Hornpipe. GHW.059 M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 B:George H.Watson,MS,Swanton Abbott,Norfolk,c1890 R:.Hornpipe A:England; Norfolk Z:Village Music Project, Taz Tarry, 2000 K:D ((3ABc)|dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FDFD GEGE|FDFD E2 ((3ABc)| dAFA GBAG|FAFA GBAG|FAdf fdec|d2d2d2:| |:(cd)|ecAc ecge|fdAd fdfd|ecAc ecgf|edcB A2A2| BGDG BGdB|AFDF AFdA|BdcB AGFE|d2d2d2:|

X:1 T:Fisher's Hornpipe S:Alonzo Elvis "Tony" Alderman (1900-1983, western Virginia, with the Hill Billies) M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Moderately Quick" N:The dotted hornpipe rhythm is faithfully retained in the Hill N:Billies recording, and it is not played as a reel. D:Vocalion 5017 (78 RPM), The Hill Billies (1926) F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G d ef|gdBG ccdc|BGBG cBcA|BdBG cBcA|BdBG A2d2| gdBG ccdc|BGBG ccdc|Bdge fgaf|g2g2g:|2 g2g2g2|| |:fg|afdA afdg|bagg bgbg|agfg afdf|agfe d2gf| eAcd efge|dcBc dBdg|efge dcBA|G2G2G2:|

X:1 T:Fisher's Hornpipe N:From the playing of farmer and fiddler Sammie Dyer (1906-1983, Macon N:County, north-central Tenn.), recorded in 1972 in the field by Bruce Greene M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D Bc|dAFF GGAD|FDFF GGAD|FDFF GGAD|FDFD EDBc| dAFF GGAD|FDFF GGAA|dAff e2c2|[d3f3]f [d2f2]:| |:e2-|e2 ef e2ce|fefg fede|e2ef e2af|eecB A2dc| BABA BcdB|A2 AB A2Bc|dcdB A2 FE|D3D- D2:|

X:1 T:Fisher's Hornpipe N:From the playing of fiddler Mulkey Kent (1907-1974, Evening Shade, N:Sharp County, Arkansas). Known as the “Dean of Old-Time N:Fiddlers,” Joseph Mulkey Kent won 31 first prizes for his fiddling, N:including the 1927 Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. Recorded N:in 1959 by John Quincy Wolf (Lyon College). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D Ac|dAFA GBAG|[F2A2][F2A2] [GB]BAG|[F2A2][F2A2]FDFD|[E4A,4][E2A,2][E2A,2]| DDFF [GB]BAG|FDFD GBAG|FGAB cdeg|[M:3/2]fdec (d[d2f2])f [d2f2]Ac| [M:C|]d2F2 GBAG|FDFD GBAG|FDFD GEFD|E[A,2E2][A,E][A,2E2]Ac| ddFF GBAG|FDF[FA] G[GB]AG| FGAB cdeg|[M:3/2]fdec (d[d2f2])f [d2f2]|| [df][df]|[M:C|]eece eecA|ffdd fddd|edcB e2ee|edcB A2Ac| BAGA BcdB|AGFD D2 FG |AdcB AGF(C|+slide+[D2D2])[DD][DD] [D2D2][A2e2]-| [Ae]cec Aceg|[d3f3][df] [df]dfd|Acec [c2e2]ef|edcB Acec| BAGA BcdB|AGFF D2 [D2F2] |BcdB AGFF| [D2D2][DD][DD] [D2D2]||

X:1 T: Fisher's Hornpipe N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy from his uncle, fiddler Joseph Henry N:Bullington (south Georgia). M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 24, No. 4, Winter 1990; p. 51. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G b/a/|"G"g;d/B/d/ "C"c/e/d/c/|"G"B/d/B/d/ "C"c/e/d/c/|"G"B/G/B?d/ "Am"c/A/c/e/|"G"B/G/B/d/ "D7"A/d/e/f/| "G"g/d/B/d/ "C"c/e/d/c/ |"G"B/d/B/d/ "C"c/e/d/c/|"G"B/c/d/e/ "D7"f/g/a/f/ |"G"g/a/b/a/ g:| |:f/g/|"D7"a/f/d/f/ A/d/f/a/|"G"b/g/d/g/ B/d/g/b/|"D7"a/f/d/f/ a/f/a/b/|"A7"a/g/f/e/ "D7"dg/f/| "C"e/c/G/c/ e/c/g/e/|"G"d/B/G/B/ d/B/g/d/|"C"e/g/f/e/ |"D7"d/c/B/A/|"G"G/A/B/A/|G:|]

X:1 T:Untitled N:From the playing of fiddler Winfred K. Farris (Lawrence County, Tenn.), from a N:video taken at Summertown Bluegrass Reunion (c. 1980's-90's). N:The first strain sounds like a distanced variant of "Fisher's Hornpipe". N:Probably the same Winfred K. Farris of Lawrence County, Tenn., who enlisted in N:the army in Sept., 1940. His birthdate was given as 1921. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:F [Ae]-|[Af]dcB AcBc|A-BA-B cBcB|ABcA BAcB|AcA(F/^F/ G3)[Ae]-| [Af]ecB AcBc|A-BA-B cBcA|ABce efge|[A3f3][Af]- [A3f3]:| gf|ec-cd ccgf|ec-cc g3f|gece geag-|ec-cd c2d2-| dAcc defe|cB-Ac B-AcA| aegf e-fga|f3f fegf| ec-cA cegf|ec-cA g3e|gece geaf|ec-cd c2^c-d-| dAcd defe|cB-Ac (BA)ce|aegf ef-ge|f4[A3f3]||