Foul Weather Call

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X:1 T:Foul Weather Call M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Hornpipe K:D gfed e2a2 | gfed dcBA | d2A2 BcdB | g2f2e4 | gfed e2a2 | gfed dcBA | d3B BcdG | F2E2D4 :| |: GFED A2A2 | Bcde dcBA | d2A2 BcdB | g2f2e4 | gfed e2a2 | gfed dcBA | d3A BcdG | F2E2D4 :||



FOUL WEATHER CALL. English, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Barry Callaghan (2007) remarks that it was "popularised as a lumpy step-hop" by modern bands. The melody comes from the music manuscripts of the Welch family (Bosham, Susses), from the early 19th century.


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Printed sources : - Barber (Nick Barber's English Choice), 2002; No. 54, p. 26. Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 36.

Recorded sources : - DMPCD 0204, Nick & Mary Barber with Huw Jones - "Lovely Nancy" (2002). EFDSS 6, Flowers & Frolics - "Sold Out" (1984). EFDSS CD04, Bismarcks - "Upstream" (1999). EFDSS CD13, The Bismarcks - "Hardcore English" (2007. Various artists).




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