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GOOSEBERRY HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Worsborough Hornpipe." English, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the early 19th century (c. 1835) music manuscript book of Worsbrough (south of Barnsley, south Yorkshire) musician Joshua Burnett under the title "Worsborough Hornpipe." Barry Callaghan (2007) suggests Gibbon's title is a miss-hearing of "Worsborough."

Source for notated version: the 1823-26 music mss of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778-1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].

Printed sources: Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 27 (as "Worsborough Hornpipe"). Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 9.

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