Hewitson's Hornpipe

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X:84 T:Hewitson's Hp. WI.084 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 C:"by S.W., Wigton, Cumberland" B:Wm Irwin, Folio MS, c1850. AGG's Transcription R:.Hornpipe O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:F ((3cde)|gfcB ABcA|BcdB G2GF|EFGF CDEC|FGAB =Bcde| fcag fedc|dBba gfed|cfdB AFGE|[A,2F2][A,2F2][A,2F2]:| |:AB|{d}c=BcA Fafc|d^cdB Gbge|fcag fedc|BAGF ECDE| FEFE Fafc|dBba gfed|cfdB AFGE|[A,2F2][A,2F2][A,2F2]:|



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.


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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.






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