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HEWITSON'S HORNPIPE. English, American; Hornpipe (cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Hewitson's Hornpipe" was one of the tunes entered into the large music manuscript collection of Lake District musician William Irwin, c. 1850. Irwin identifies it as a composition of "S.W." of Wigton, Cumbria.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 115. Howe (Musician's Omnibus No. 3), 1865; p. 222. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 153.