The Clare hornpipe

There are 10 recordings of this tune.

The Clare has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Clare has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Clare
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2AG EDEF|G2Bd efge|d2BG AGEF|1 G2GE G2DE/F/:|2 G2GE G2ef||
|:g2fd edBd|g2af gfef|g2fd edBG|AcBG AGED|
G2AG EDEF|G2Bd efge|d2BG AGEF|1 G2GF G2ef:|2 G2GF G2DE/F/||

Four comments

Gan Ainm

I know so little about this tune - my band and I found it in an Irish song book (that I can’t remember the name of) and put it with another hornpipe that I wrote.

There’s no name given in the book, so we’ve started to call it Bread. We’re not entirely sure why.

DrugCrazed, do you really mean to have those 7/8 bars at the end of the A part? It also looks like you typed f instead of F for the last note of bar 3 in the last line.

Compare with this:

X: 1
T: Clare Hornpipe, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
S: Martin Mulvihill
Z: Woody Ford/Dianne Britton 10/2010
R: hornpipe
K: Gmaj
(3DEF | G2AG EDEF | G2Bd efge | d2BG AGBG |AGBG AGEF|
G2AG EDEF | G2Bd efge | d2BG AGED| G2GF G2 :|
|: ef | g2fg edBd | g2bg agef | g2fg edBG | A2BG AGEF |
G2AG EDEF| G2Bd efge | d2BG AGED | G2GF G2 :|]

There are similarities with this:

I shouldn’t write ABC while drunk…

I gave it a quick skim but drunk me didn’t spot the 7/8 bars and missed a 2 after the G. Fixed it now.