X:1 T:Hob-y Dylif T:Porpoise, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Frisky" B:Edward Jones – Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784, p. 154) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B/c/|dBe dBG|GAG BAG|G>AG BAG|Bdd d2:| |:(3d/e/f/|g2g gag|f2f fgf|e2e efg|Be^d e3|dcB efg| fag fed|gde d2c|Bdc B2A|G>AG BAG|(B/c/d).d d2!fermata!:|]
HOB_Y_DYLIF (The Porpoise). Welsh, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Hob y Dylif" (The Porpoise) is an uptempo triple-time air that was printed in several of the late 18th and early 19th century publications of Edward Jones (harpist) (1752-1824), who advertised himself as "harper to his late Majesty King George the Fourth, when Prince of Wales."