Con Cassidy’s Highland hornpipe

Also known as Con Cassidy’s Highland Fling, Dulaman Na Binne Buide, Gardener’s Daughter, The Gardener’s Daughter.

There are 9 recordings of a tune by this name.

Con Cassidy's Highland has been added to 58 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Con Cassidy's Highland
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
gfg|eAAB GA(3Bcd|eAAf gfgf|eAAB GABc|dBGB dgfg|
eAAB GA(3Bcd|eAAf gfgf|eAAB GABc|dBGB d2(3Bcd|
eaag efgf |eaaa bged|eaag efge|dBGB d2(3Bcd|
eaag efgf |eaaa bged|(3efgfa gfga|bge^c dgfg|
eAAB GA(3Bcd|eAfA gfgf|eAAB GABc|dBGB dgfg|
eAAB GA(3Bcd|eAfA gAfA|eAAB GABc|dBGB d2(3Bcd|
eaag efgf |eaaa bged|eaag efge|dBGB d2(3Bcd|
eaag efgf |eaaa bged|(3efgfa gfga|bge^c d4|
# Added by davy .
X: 2
T: Con Cassidy's Highland
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
ed |: ^cAAG EAAB | ^cBA^g agae |^cAAG EAA=c | (3BBB GB dged:|
c3e gedB|cBAb aged|c2^cd efge|dBGB dged|
c3e gedB|cBAg abga|(3bag af gage|dBGB (3gag ed|

Three comments

This is not really a hornpipe but a highland which is not a category available when submitting. Altan (Altan’s finest) play it more like a hornpipe than a Highland anyway and the tempo is slower than a reel but a little faster than a hornpipe. Another thing they do is to play a double stop by hitting a B along with every middle G played.

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Con Cassidy’s Highland, X:2

As heard on Altan’s self-titled album