The Fairy Trooper hornpipe

The Fairy Trooper has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Fairy Trooper
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
dc|B2 B>c B2 AG|d2 d>e dBAB|PG3 B A2 GA|B6 d2|
e2 e>d efge|f2 d>c Bdef|g3 d e3 d|d4d def|
g2 d2 cBAG|d2 e2 B2 AB|PG3 B A2 GA|B6 d2|
e2 fg a2 fd|g2 ab g2 dc|B2 GB A3 G|G6:|
X: 2
T: The Fairy Trooper
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Fmaj
FG|A2 AB A2 GF|c2 cd cA GA|F2 FA G2 {A/G/}FG|{F}A6 c2|
d2 dc defd|e2c2A2 cd/e/|f2 ec d3c|c6 (3cde|
f2A2 BAGF|c2d2A2 AG|F2 FA TG2 FG|A6 c2|
d2 ef g2 ec|f2 ga f2 cB|A2 FA GFG>F|F6||

Four comments

The Fairy Trooper

I have only heard this tune in a few YouTube videos with Padraig McGovern, where he shows off is amazing regulator work. I don’t know if it is a traditional tune, or if it has a recent copyright. Please tell me in the comments if you have any more information.

Here is Padraig’s rendition:

Re: The Fairy Trooper

and found this some years ago in the web:

T:Fairy Troop, The
S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 544
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
FG | A2 AB A2 GF | c2 cd cA GA | F2 FA G2 {A/G/}FG | {F}A6 c2 |
d2 dc defd | e2c2A2 cd/e/ | f2 ec d3c | c6 (3cde |
f2A2 BAGF | c2d2A2 AG | F2 FA !trill!G2 FG | A6 c2 |
d2 ef g2 ec | f2 ga f2 cB | A2 FA GFG>F | F6 ||