The Pumpkin’s Fancy reel

There are 9 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Pumpkin’s Fancy has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Pumpkin's Fancy has been added to 104 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Pumpkin's Fancy
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
fe |: Bcfe Bcfe | fecB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 BA B2 fe |
Bcfe Bcfe | fecB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 A2 A2 fe :|
a2 fe a2 fe | fecB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 BA B2 fe |
a2 fe a2 fe | fecB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 A2 A2 fe :|
Bcfe A2 fe | BccB c2 fe | Bcfe A2 fe | fecA B2 fe |
Bcfe A2 fe | BccB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 A2 A2 fe :|
a2 fe c2 fe | fafe c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 BA B2 fe |
a2 fe c2 fe | fafe c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 A2 A2 fe |
a2 fe c2 fe | fafe c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 BA B2 fe |
Bcfe A2 fe | BccB c2 fe | faaf efAB | c2 A2 A4 |
# Added by Kenny .

Four comments

The Pumpkin’s Fancy

Thanks to MTGuru and Jeremy for allowing me to post this tune, which has been requested at least twice.
Not sure about key/mode - the important thing is that the Fs and Cs are sharp. This is a bagpipe hornpipe, composed by Dublin piper [ GHB variety ] Terry Tully, who would be the piping equivalent of Paddy Fahy or Charlie Lennon.
Makes a great whistle tune, and has been recorded by "Ceolbeg" and the "Battlefield Band" among others.
One unusual feature of the tune is that in going from B to c#, Terry Tully deliberately put in a "passing" c natural note - very un-traditional.
RonP and I used to follow it with "Sandy’s New Chanter".

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Pumpkin’s Fancy

Very nice, Kenny. Both the similarities and differences with my previous attempt are very apparent. And it falls nicely under the fingers on the whistle.

It’s ironic that the Rapalje recording is the first one that pops up on the recording links. People should be aware that the version recorded by this Dutch band (Spades, Track 1) is only 2 parts not 4, is *substantially* altered from the original as penned and intended by the composer Terry Tully, and should not be used as a learning example.

Does anybody have the sheet music to this (The Pumpkin’s Fancy) with grace notes?

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