Annotation:Duke of York's Hornpipe

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DUKE OF YORK'S HORNPIPE. English, Hornpipe. England, Yorkshire. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain is similar to that of "Easter Holy Days," a country dance printed by Charles and Samuel Thompson in 1765. The tune's title refers to wikipedia:Prince_Edward,_Duke_of_York_and_Albany (1739-1767), the younger brother of British King George III and the second son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources : - Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 4, p. 28.

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