The Green Island hornpipe

Also known as OLd Hornpipe From Winner’s.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Green Island has been added to 1 tune set.

The Green Island has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Green Island
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:(3ABc|dcdA Bcde|gfed cBAG|FAdf gfed|cedB A2 Bc|
dcdf efge|agfe dcBA|dfeg faeg|f2 dc d2 :|
|:fg|agfe defa|bagf e2 ed|cAeA gfed|cedB A2 Bc|
dcdf efge|agfe dcBA|(3Bcd ce dfeg|f2 dc d2 :|
# Added by JACKB .
X: 2
T: The Green Island
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|BCD' C#E' D'F'E'G'|F#'_(A'F') D'_D'_||
X: 3
T: The Green Island
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A|dcdA Bcde|gfed cBAG|FAdf gfed |
|d2 A2A2Bc|dAeA fAgA|agfe dcBA|dfeg faeg|f2 d2 d2:|
|:fg|agfe defg|b2 e2 e2 ed|cAeA gfed|
|c2 A2 A2 Bc|dAeA fAgA|agfe dcBA|dfeg faeg|f2 d2 d2:|

Three comments

The Green Island

Another grea hornpipe from Liam O’Flynn

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The Green Island

I learnt this tune at the Joeseph Brown festival in Gort Co.Galway this year.The ending of the start and the turn were a bit different though.

|BCD’ C#E’ D’F’E’G’|F#’_(A’F’) D’_D’_||

Winner’s New Primer for the Violin circa 1862

Page 52 called Old HornpipeX:1
T:Old Hornpipe
M:C
L1/8
R:hornpipe
K:Dmaj
|:A|dcdA Bcde|gfed cBAG|FAdf gfed |
|d2 A2A2Bc|dAeA fAgA|agfe dcBA|dfeg faeg|f2 d2 d2:|
|:fg|agfe defg|b2 e2 e2 ed|cAeA gfed|
|c2 A2 A2 Bc|dAeA fAgA|agfe dcBA|dfeg faeg|f2 d2 d2:|