Annotation:Honeymoon Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Honeymoon Hornpipe R:Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/16 B:Messer - Way Down East (1948, No. 66) Z:Transcribed by Bruce Osborne K:G dc|B2G2 D2G2|BGBd e2d2|gdBd f2e2|c6B2| A2B2 c2d2|efed c2B2|ABcd f2e2|B6dc| B2G2 D2G2|BGBd e2d2|gdBG F2G2|e6e2| eee2 c2A2|ddd2 B2G2|gecB c2F2|G6:| |:B2|A2A2 BcBA|c2e2 d2Bc|d2g2 fed^c|d6Bc| d2g2 gfe2|d2g2 B2d2|cBAc e2F2|G6B2| A2A2 BcBA|c2e2 d2Bc|d2g2 fed^c|d6Bc| d2g2 gfe2|d2g2 B2d2|cBAc e2F2|G6:||

HONEYMOON (HORNPIPE). Canadian, Polka. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Not "The Honeymoon" in Raven, Kennedy, Cole, Ryan. The melody plays like a polka or two-step rather than the traditional hornpipe, and, in fact, it was collected on Prince Edward Island as "Honeymoon Polka (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 66. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 112, p. 71.

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