The Wren’s Hornpipe
This really good A mix hornpipe is from Geraldine Cotter’s whistle book and is different to the tune of the same name from O’Neill’s collections
Some possible variations
Not necessarily intended to all be used at once
AG |: (3EGA AB cB cd | ef ed Bc d2 | eA (3AAA BA GB | AG EF (3GFE DG |
EA AB (3ccB cd | ef ed Bc d2 | eA (3AAA BA GB |1 (3AAA AG [AE] AG :|2 (3AAA AG [A4E4] ||
|: (3aaa ag ef ec | (3ddd dc Bc d2 | eA (3AAA BA GB | AG EF (3GGE DG |
EA (3AAB cB (3ccd | ef ed (3BBB (3Bcd | eA (3AAA BA (3GAB| [A4E4] [A4E4]:|
Ooooh, Red Haired Boy-esque.
What do you get when you cross…
Sounds like a cross between The First of May and The Red-Haired Boy. Perhaps there’s the beginning of an interesting set in this.
sounds good in A dor. or A eol. too