The Faithful Friend hornpipe

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Faithful Friend appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Faithful Friend has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Faithful Friend has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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Five settings

1
X: 1
T: The Faithful Friend
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A>G|F>DD>C D>EF>G|(3ABA A>B =c>A (3AB^c|d>Ad>e f>de>d|c>A (3gfe d>cA>G|
F2 D>E D2 (3EFG|A>FA>B =c>A (3AB^c|d>cd>e (3fed e>d|1 c>AB>c d2:|2 c>AB>c d2- d3/2||
|:g/|f>dd>A d>fa>f|(3gag e>d c>d (3efg|f>dd>A d>fa>f|g>e (3cBA d2 d>e|
f>dd>A d>fa>f|(3gag e>d c>d e2|f2 f>a g>ba>g|(3fga e>g f>dd3/2:|
|:e/|f>ff>d (3efe e>c|d>cA>B =c>AG>A|F>DD>E D2 (3EFG|A>B=c>A d>Ad>e|
(3fed e>d d>cA>B|(3=cdc c>A G>FE>F|(3DED d>D d>ef>d|1 e>dc>e d2- d3/2:|2 e>dc>e d>c||
2
X: 2
T: The Faithful Friend
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:(AG)|FD (3DDD DEFG|A^GAB cBAc|dcde fged|cABc dcAG|
FDDE FEFG|A^GAB cBAc|dcde fged|cABc d2:|
|:(de)|fd (3ddd dfaf|gfed cdeg|fedc dfaf|gece dcde|
fd (3ddd dfaf|gfed cdeg|fgaf gbag|fgec d2:|
|:(de)|fged efec|dcAB cAGA|FD (3DDD DEFG|ABcA dcde|
fdef dcAB|cBcA GFEF|Dddc defa|gece d2:|
3
X: 3
T: The Faithful Friend
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:(AG)|FD D2 DEFG|A^GAB =cBA^c|dcde fged|cABc dcAG|
FDDE FEFG|A^GAB =cBA^c|dcde fged|cABc d2:|
|:(de)|fd d2 dfaf|gfed cdeg|fedc dfaf|gece dcde|
fd d2 dfaf|gfed cdeg|fgaf gbag|fgec d2:|
|:(de)|fged efec|dcAB =cAGA|FD D2 DEFG|ABcA d^cde|
fdef dcAB|=cBcA GFEF|Ddd^c defa|gece d2:|
# Added by JACKB .
4
X: 4
T: The Faithful Friend
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:(AG)|FD D2 DEFG|A^GAB =cBA^c|dAde fded|cA (3gfe dcAG|
FDDE FEFG|(3ABA AB =cA (3AB^c|dcde (3fed ed|cABc d2:|
|:g|fddA dfaf|(3gag ed cd (3efg|fddA dfaf|ge (3cBA d3g|
fddA dfaf|(3gag ed cd e2|f3a gbag|(3fga eg fddg:|
|:f3d e3c|dcAB =cAGB|AD D2 DEFG|ABcA dAde|
(3fed ed dcAB|=cBcA GFEF|Ddd^c defa|gece d2:|
# Added by JACKB .
5
X: 5
T: The Faithful Friend
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AG|:FDD/D/D DEFG|A^GAB cABc|dcde fded|cABc dcAG|
FDD/D/D DEFG|A^GAB cABc|dcde fded|1 cABc d2 AG:|2 cABc d3 g||
|:fddc dfaf|geed cdeg|fddc dfaf|gece dcdg|
fddc dfaf|geed ce e2|f3 d g3 e|1 fgec d3g:|2 fgec d3e||
|:fafd egec|dcAB =cAGB|AD D/D/D DEFG|A^GAB cAde|
[1 fafd egec|dcAB =cAGB|Addc defd|edce d3 e:|
[2 f z e/f/e d z AB|cBcA GFEA|Dddc defd|edce d3||

Four comments

"The Faithful Friend"

S: "Peter Carberry & Padraig McGovern: Forgotten Gems"
https://thesession.org/recordings/4524
track 10, the first of two hornpipes as played by Peter Carberry on button box,
beautifully tuned low by Martin Quinn:
http://www.accordions.ie/ ~ the transcription given here transposed up…

http://www.carberrymcgovern.com/
http://www.carberrymcgovern.com/tune-info
10. "The faithful friend was played by Willie Clancy and is no. 1763 in O’Neills Music of Ireland."