Ariel hornpipe

Also known as The McCusker Brothers Delight, The McCusker Brothers’ Delight, McCusker’s Delight, McCuskers Delight, The McCuskers Delight, McCuskers’ Delight.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Ariel appears in 1 other tune collection.

Ariel has been added to 11 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Ariel
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:A2|A,CEA c2BA|BEGB d2cB|cAce aecA|BcdB AGFE|
A,CEA c2BA|BEGB d2cB|Acea gfdB|A2c2 A2:|
|:(3efg|aece a2ga|fdBd f2ed|cAce aecA|BcdB AGFE|
aece a2ga|fdBd f2ed|Acea Begb|gefg a2:|
2
X: 2
T: Ariel
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>B A>GF>E |
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B<EG>B | (3ABA G>B A2 :|
a>Ac>e a2 a>g | f>Ad>e (3fgf e>d | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>B A>GF>E |
[1 a>ec>e a2 a>g | f>Ad>e (3fgf e>d | c>ea>e c>ed>B | (3cdc A2 A2 (3efg :|
[2 A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B<EG>B | (3ABA G>B A2 |]
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | cAce aecA | BcdB AGFE |
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BEGB | A2 GB A2 :|
aAce a2 ag | fAde f2 ed | cAce aecA | BcdB AGFE |
[1 aece a2 ag | fAde f2 ed | ceae cedB | c2 A2 A2 eg :|
[2 AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BEGB | A2 G>B A2 |]
3
X: 3
T: Ariel
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>A (3cde a>ec>A | B>cd>c B>AG>E |
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B>dG>B | A2 (3AAA A2 :|
a>ec>e a2 g>a | f>dA>d f2 e>d | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>c B>A (3GFE |
a>ec>e (3aba (3gag | f>d (3AB/c/d (3fgf e>d | (3cde A>c (3Bcd G>B | A2 a2 A2 :|
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | cAce aecA | Bcdc BAGE |
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BdGB | A2 A2 A2 :|
aece a2 ga | fdAd f2 ed | cAce aecA | Bcdc BAGE |
aece aega | fdAd fAed | c2 Ac B2 GB | A2 a2 A2 :|

Four comments

This hornpipe has a really "light" feel to it and it’s featured on Manus McGuire’s excellent Saffron and Blue CD.

"The Ariel" courtesy of gian marco, the above mentioned duplication

Key signature: A Major
Submitted on September 15th 2006 by gian marco.
https://thesession.org/tunes/6194

X: 2
T: Ariel, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Amaj
|: (3AAA |\
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>B A>GF>E |
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B<EG>B | (3ABA G>B A2 :|
(3aaa |:\
a>Ac>e a2 a>g | f>Ad>e (3fgf e>d | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>B A>GF>E |
[1 a>ec>e a2 a>g | f>Ad>e (3fgf e>d | c>ea>e c>ed>B | (3cdc A2 A2 (3efg :|
[2 A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B<EG>B | (3ABA G>B A2 |]

gian marco’s reduced ~ minus > & (# & ‘below the D’

X: 3
T: Ariel, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Amaj
|: A2 |\
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | cAce aecA | BcdB AGFE |
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BEGB | A2 GB A2 :|
a2 |:\
aAce a2 ag | fAde f2 ed | cAce aecA | BcdB AGFE |
[1 aece a2 ag | fAde f2 ed | ceae cedB | c2 A2 A2 eg :|
[2 AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BEGB | A2 G>B A2 |]

"Ariel" ~ alias ~ "McCusker’s / McCuskers’ / McCusker Brothers’ Delight"

X: 4
T: Ariel
T: McCuskers’ Delight
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Amaj
|: (3DCB, |\
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>A (3cde a>ec>A | B>cd>c B>AG>E |
A,>CE>A c2 B>A | B>EG>B d2 c>B | c>eA>c B>dG>B | A2 (3AAA A2 :|
|: (3efg |\
a>ec>e a2 g>a | f>dA>d f2 e>d | (3cBA c>e a>ec>A | B>cd>c B>A (3GFE |
a>ec>e (3aba (3gag | f>d (3AB/c/d (3fgf e>d | (3cde A>c (3Bcd G>B | A2 a2 A2 :|

~ minus > & ( & anything ‘below the D’

X: 5
T: Ariel
T: McCuskers’ Delight
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Amaj
|: dB |\
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | cAce aecA | Bcdc BAGE |
AcEA c2 BA | BEGB d2 cB | ceAc BdGB | A2 A2 A2 :|
|: eg |\
aece a2 ga | fdAd f2 ed | cAce aecA | Bcdc BAGE |
aece aega | fdAd fAed | c2 Ac B2 GB | A2 a2 A2 :|