Graham's Hornpipe

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GRAHAM'S HORNPIPE. Canadian, Hornpipe. G Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by champion Ottawa Valley fiddler Graham Townsend [1] (1942-1998). His father, Fred (1900-1981), was Don Messer's square dance caller for many years. Townsend was one of the handful of Canadian fiddlers to make a living full-time from his music.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Messer, 1980 (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes); No. 124, p. 80.

Recorded sources: Apex Records APX 9-26445, Don Messer and His Islanders (45 RPM).




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