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GYPSY HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Master Erskine's Hornpipe." See also spellings under "Gipsy Hornpipe." The title is often used in fiddlers' manuscripts and printed sources. As Barry Callaghan (2007) points out, travellers or gypsies have long been conductors of musical tradition, carrying tunes from one place to another, particularly dance tunes. It is therefore no surprise that so many tunes have retained the generic name "Gypsy's..."
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