Showman's Fancy

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 Theme code Index    5553H 64H2H7
 Also known as    City Life, Londonbridge Hornpipe (The), O'Keeffe's Hornpipe (2), Sweep's Hornpipe (4), Violetta Hornpipe
 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, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Frank Roche
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 203, p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1912
 Artist    Biography:Joe Derrane with John Connors
 Title of recording    Showman's Fancy Hornpipe/Boys at the Lough & Long Strand
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Copley 9-145-A (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    Late 1940's
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Showman’s Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Roche – Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2, No. 203 (1912) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F>G|A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>Bg>f e>dc>B|A>^GA>B A>df>d|(3BcA (3GAF E2 F>G| A>^GA<B A<df<d|B>Bg>f e>dc>B|A>df>a g>ec>A|d2d2d2:| |:cd|e>^de>f g>ec2|d>cd>e f>dA2|(3gag (3fgf (3efe d2|(3cdc (3BcB A2 F>G| A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>Bg>f e>dc>B|A>af>d B>ge>c|d2 d>d d2:|

X:1 T:Showman's Fancy M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:McDermott - Allan's Irish Fiddler (c. 1920's, No. 84, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (3FG^G|A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>dg>f e>dc>B|A>^GA>B A>FD>F|E>^DE>F E2 (3FG^G| A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>dg>f e>dc>B|A>df>d g>ec>e|d>ed>c d2:| |:(3cd^d|e>^de>f g>ec>A|d>cd>e f>dA>f|(3gag (3fgf (3efe (3ded|(3cdc (3BcB A2 (3FG^G| A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>dg>f e>dc>B|A>df>d g>ec>e|d>ed>c d2:|]

X:! T:Showman's Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe N:A medley of "Showman's Fancy," "St. Johnston's" and B:Jerry O'Brien - "Irish Folk Dance Music" (Boston, 1952, No. 84) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FG|A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>dg>f e>dc>B|A>^GA>B A>FD>A|B>AGF E>FG>B| A^GAB Adfd|Bdgf edcB|A^GAB AFDF|E/F/E?D/ EF D2:| |:(3Bcd|e>de>f g>ec>e|d>cd>e f>dA>f|(3gag (3fgf (3efe (3ded|(3cec (3BcB (3ABA F>G| A>^GA>B A>df>d|B>dg>f e>dc>B|A>^GA>B A>FD>F |E/F/E/D/ E>F D2:| |:F>G|(3A^GA d>A G>AB>_B|(3A^GA d>A G>AB>_B|A>Bc>B A>GF>G|A>GF>G E2 F>G| (3A^GA d>A G>AB>_B|(3A^GA d>A G>AB>_B|A>Bc>B A>GF>E|(3DFA (3dAF D2:| |:d>c|B>cd>e f>B^A>B|g>fe>g f>B^A>B|(3cec F2 (3cec F>^G|^A>FA>c f>ed>c| B>cd>e f>B^A>B|g>fe>g f>B^A>B|(3cec F>c _B>FB>c|f>ed>c B2:| |:A>G|F>Af>e d>cB>A|G>Be>f g>fe>d|c>ec'>b a>gf>e|(3ded (3cdc (3BcB (3ABA| F>Af>e d>cB>A|G>Be>f g>fe>d|c>ec'>b a>gf>e|d>d'a>f d2:| |:a2|(3d'f'd' (3aba (3fgf (3ded|(3bc'b (3gag (3efe (3cdc|a>_ag>e c>AB>c|d>a^g>a b>ag>a| (3d'f'd' (3aba (3fgf (3ded|(3bc'b (3gag (3efe (3cec|a>_ag>e c>AB>c|(3dd'a (3baf d2:|]

X:2 T:Showman’s Fancy M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O’Malley Collection, No. 150 (1976) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A^GAB Adfd|(3Bcd gf edcB|A^GAB AFDF|E^DEF E2 (3EFG| A^GAB Adfd|(3Bcd gf edcB|(3Adf (3afd (3Bce gec|1 (3dfa (3d'af d2 (3EFG:|2 dfec d2 cd|| |:e^def gece|dcde fdAf|(3gag (3fgf (3efe (3ded|(3cdc (3BcB AGFG| A^GAB Adfd|(3Bcd gf edcB|(3Adf (3afd (3Bce (3gec|1 (3dfa (3c'af d2 cd:|2 dfec d2 z2||