Empire Hornpipe (1)
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EMPIRE HORNPIPE . AKA and see "Almack's Hornpipe." English(?), Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a member of a large family of widespread hornpipes that includes "Almack's Hornpipe" in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883), "English Clog Hornpipe" from Glasgow publisher James S. Kerr from about the same time, "Friendly Visit (1) (The)" in Francis O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903), "Whittle Dene" in Northumbrian repertory, and other titles.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thomas Craig (The Empire Collection of Hornpipes), c. 1890's; p. 2.