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HOPKIN'S CORNER. English, Jig (6/8 time). A Major (Thompson): D Major (Howe). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was first published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection (London). It also appears in Norris & Sayer's Village Fifer (Exeter, N.H.) of 1808, and from there into Boston music publisher Elias Howe's Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (1880-1882).


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 604. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 131.






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