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X:1 T:Hill Lilly Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 628) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (3E/F/G/|A/c/B/A/ A/c/e/c/|d/e/f/g/ a/f/e/c/|A(c/B/) A/c/e/c/|B/c/B/A/ G/E/G/B/| A(c/B/) A/c/e/c/|d/e/f/g/ (3a/4g/4a/4 e/c/|f/e/d/f/ e/c/A/c/|B/A/G/B/ A z!fermata!:| K:E G/A/|(c/B/).B/.B/ B(c/d/)|e/d/e/f/ g(f/g/)|a/g/f/a/ g/f/e/g/|f/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/| (c/B/).B/.B/ Bc/d/|e/d/e/f/ gf/g/ a/g/f/a/ g/f/e/g/|f/e/d/f/ e!D.C.!:|]



HILL LILLY. AKA and see "Chicoutimi Reel (2)," "Western Gem." American, Reel or Hornpipe (2/4 time). A Major ('A' part) & E Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Hill Lilly" was printed as a hornpipe by the Elias Howe company in Boston in the 1880's, and identically as "Western Gem in another Howe company publication, Ryan's Mammoth Collection, also from the 1880's. However it was recorded as a reel by Canadian radio and TV fiddler Don Messer and his group in 1947.


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), 1880-1882; p. 628.

Recorded sources : - Apex APX 26292-A (78 RPM), Don Messer (1947). Apex AL 1609, "The Best of Don Messer and his Islanders--P.E.I. Series vol. 2" (1960). MCA Records MCAD 4037, "The Very Best of Don Messer" (1994).




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