Babbit's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Babbit’s Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 645) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d/c/d/A/ B/c/d/f/|g/f/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|F/A/d/f/ g/f/e/d/|cA AB/c/| d/A/e/A/ f/A/g/A/|g/f/e/d/ d/c/B/A/|d/f/e/g/ f/a/e/g/|fdd:| |:f/g/|a/g/f/e/ d/e/f/a/| bee e/d/|c/A/e/A/ f/A/g/A/|cA AB/c/| d/A/e/A/ f/A/g/A/|a/f/d/A/ d/c/B/A/|d/f/e/g/ f/a/e/g/|fdd:|]

BABBIT'S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Myopia Hornpipe," "Smith's Hornpipe (2)." American, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears twice in William Bradbury Ryan's Ryan's Mammoth Collection in nearly identical versions: as "Babbit's Hornpipe" and "Myopia Hornpipe."

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 113. Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 645. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 151.

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