Gilsland's Hornpipe (1)

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X:1 T:Gilsland's Hornpipe [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (FG) || A2A2A2 (FA) | BcdB A2 (FG) | AFAF AFAF | GABG E2 (FG) | A2A2A2 (FA) | BcdB A2d2 | cdef gedc |1 dAFA DEFG :|2 d2d2d2 || (de) |f2f2 f2(ef) |gfed cBAG |FAdf edcd | efgf e2(de) | fdfd fdfa | |1 gfed cBAG |FAdf gedc | d2d2d2 :|2 bgec dcBA | FAdf gedc |dAFA DEFG !segno!||

GILSLAND'S HORNPIPE [1]. AKA and see "Bewick's Hornpipe," "Robert Bewick's Hornpipe." Scottish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The melody also appears in the early 19th century music manuscripts of the Browne family of Troutbeck, Westmorland (now Cumbria), in the Lake District of northwest England. There are towns by the name Gilsland in both Cumbria and Northumberland.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 322, p. 35. Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 59.

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