The Pleasures Of Hope hornpipe

Also known as Aoibhneasa An Dóchais, Brenda McCann’s, The Pleasure Of Hope.

There are 17 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Rick’s Rambles (a few times) and O’Byrne’s (a few times).

The Pleasures Of Hope has been added to 9 tune sets.

The Pleasures Of Hope has been added to 99 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Pleasures Of Hope
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
(3ABc|d>AF>A B>GE>G|(3FED F>A d>cB>A|E>ee>f (3gfe f>d|e>cA>B A>GF>E|
| F>Ad>d d>AF>D|E>ee>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 {e}d>cd2:|
|:(3ABc|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d>fa>f g>ec>A|d>fa>f (3gfe f>d|(3BBB B>A B>dA>G|
|F>Ad>d d>AF>D|E>e e>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 {e}d>cd2:|
# Added by Enob .
X: 2
T: The Pleasures Of Hope
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:(3ABc|d>AF>A B>GE>G|F3A d>cB>A|B>ee>f (3gfe f>d|B3A B2 AG|
| F>Ad>c d>AF>D|E>ee>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 d>cd2:|
|:(3ABc|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d>fa>f g>ec>A|d>fa>f (3gfe f>d|B3A B2 AG|
|F>Ad>c d>AF>D|E>e e>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 d>cd2:|
# Added by JACKB .

Seven comments

The Pleasures of Hope

I heard this on the Late Session (RTE) last week, from the playing of Liam O’Flynn, where he followed it with ‘Rick’s Rambles’, which makes a fine set - I have also put the latter tune on to the session today so hope you enjoy them - they are already firmly in my set list !

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What is Danny doing playing the drums for Leeds?! *grrrrr* turncoat! 🙂

Liam O’Flynn’s Version

X: 1
T: Pleasures Of Hope, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Dmaj
|:(3ABc|d>AF>A B>GE>G|F3A d>cB>A|B>ee>f (3gfe f>d|B3A B2 AG|
| F>Ad>dc d>AF>D|E>ee>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 d>cd2:|
|:(3ABc|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d>fa>f g>ec>A|d>fa>f (3gfe f>d|B3A B2 AG|
|F>Ad>c d>AF>D|E>e e>f (3gfe c>A|d>fa>f b>ge>c|d2 d>cd2:|

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has a nicer cut than most hornpipes I like the insistant Eee’s and ddd’s…