American Hornpipe (1)

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A melody from Elias Howe's Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) that received wide dissemination through that volume and its direct successor, Cole's 1000 Fiddle Tunes (Chicago, 1940).

Source for notated version: James Bryan (Ala.) [Phillips].

Printed sources: Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; No. 95, pg. 67. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; pg. 179. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; pg. 114. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; pg. 152.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0215, James Bryan - "The First of May."