Black's Hornpipe

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BLACK'S HORNPIPE. Scottish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The hornpipe is contained in the music manuscript collection of John Sutherland, entitled "Music for the Bagpipe." Sutherland played the pastoral pipes, but little is known of him or where he may have collected. The oldest date in the ms. is 1785, according to Ross Anderson, although it may have been more recent. The ms. currently is in the collection of the Mitchell Library in Glasgow.

Source for notated version: the John Sutherland ms. (c. 1785?, No. 51).

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