Annotation:Griffin Hornpipe (The)

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X:70 T:Hornpipe,A. WI.070 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 B:Wm Irwin, Folio MS, c1850. AGG's Transcription N:A version of "Griffin Hornpipe" R:.Hornpipe O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:D AG|FAd2 d2ef|gec2 c2((3ABc)|dfdf dfed|cdBc ((3ABA) ((3GFE)| FAd2 d2ef|gec2 c2((3ABc)|dfdf gece|d2d2d2:| |:fg|afdA E2ef|gecA F2ef|gfge dcdf|edcB ((3ABA) ((3GFE)| FAd2 d2ef|gec2 c2((3ABc)|dfdf gece|d2d2d2:|]

GRIFFIN, THE. AKA - "Griffin's Hornpipe (The)." Scottish, Canadian; Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the c. 1850 music manuscript copybook of Lake District (Cumbria) musician William Irwin as an untitled hornpipe.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 318, p. 35. Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 64. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 110, p. 70.

Recorded sources : - Apex AL 1639, Don Messer - "The Don Messer Quartet Plays Country Music."

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