Sheet Music: Dunphy's Hornpipe

TitleDunphy's Hornpipe
Alternate titlesMiss Dunphy's Hornpipe
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–A5
Time signature4/4
Tempo132 BPM
Performance time1:00
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2013-09-28
Last updated2013-09-28
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Categories
Celtic Music, Hornpipes, Traditional/Folk

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Saturday 28 September 2013

Tune of the Day: Dunphy's Hornpipe

Traditional Irish tune

This G-major hornpipe has been popular for many decades at Irish sessions. Dunphy was a piper and one of Captain Francis O'Neill's sources for his Irish music collection. O’Neill titled this nameless tune after him, even though the melody was also known to another of his sources, Father Fielding, who had heard his mother lilting it, indicating some circulation in County Kilkenny.