McElligott's Fancy

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 Theme code Index    5566 553H2H
 Also known as    Buck From the Mountain (The), Clog du couronnement, Clog du petit mousse, Hanover Hornpipe, Minstrel's Fancy, Pioneer Clog (The), Roga Mic Elligott
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1778, p. 331
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Hornpipe, A T:McElligott's Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Michael B. Shanhan S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 38) N:”Professor” Patrick Reidy of Castleisland was a dancing N:master engaged by the Gaelic League in London to teach N:dance classes. He introduced “Siege of Ennis” and “Walls N:of Limerick” ceili dances and wrote a treatise on dancing. N:Reidy told O’Neill that his source, Shanahan was a “celebrated N:violinist”, the son of a piper born in Kilrush, Co. Clare, with a N:great reputation in Kerry and Limerick in the 1860’s. It is unclear N:where Shanahan was in relation to his acquaintance with Reidy N:(i.e. in London or Ireland). F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F>G|AFAc BGBd|AFAd f2 ed|ceaf edcd|(3efe (3dcB A2 FG| AFAc BGBd|AFAd f2 ed|ceaf edcd|e2d2d2:| |:e>f|gfed (3cde (3ABc|dcde f2 df|afge (3def (3Adf|(3efe (3dcB A2 FG| AFAc BGBd|AFAd f2 ed|ceaf edcd|e2 d2d2:|]

X:1 T:McElligott's Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1778 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D F>G | A>FA>d B>GB>d | A>FA>d f2 e>d | c>eg>f e>dc>d | (3efe (3dcB A2 F>G | A>FA>d B>GB>d | A>FA>d f2 e>d | c>eg>f e>dc>e | d2 f2 d2 :| |: e>f | g>fg>e c>AB>c | d>cd>e f2 e>f | g>fg>e c>AB>c | (3dfe (3dcB A2 F>G | A>FA>d B>GB>d | A>FA>d f2 e>d | c>eg>f e>dc>e | d2 f2 d2 :|

X:1 T:McElligott's Hornpipe S:Belfast piper R.L. O'Mealy (1873-1947), c. 1945 N:From a handwritten lesson mss. M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Séan Reid Society Journal No. 1 (March, 1999) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FG|{c}(A>F)A>d {c}(B>G)B>d|{c}(AF)Ad f2 e(f|[a}g>)(fg>)e cA(3Bcd|(3efe (3dcB A2 FG| {c}(A>F)A>d {c}(B>G)B>d|{c}(AF)Ad f2 e(f|{a}g>fg>)e cABc|d2f2d2:| |:ef|{a}g>fg>)e cABc|d>cd>e {a}f2 ef|{a}(g>fg>)e cA(3Bcd|(3efe (3dcB {c}A2 FG| {c}(A>F)A>d {c}(B>G)B>d|{c}(AF)Ad {a}f2 ef|{a}(g>fg>)e cABc|d2f2d2||