X:3 T:Hopkins's Hornpipe. BHp.03 M:C| L:1/8 R:.Hornpipe Z:vmp. Peter Dunk 2013/15 B:Blackman - A Selection of the most favorite Hornpipes for the Violin ca1810-22 Q:1/2=80 K:Bb F|B(AB)(c B)Fdc|B(AB)(c B)Fdc|Bcde fdgf|edcB AFGA| B(AB)(c BF)dc|B(AB)(c B)Fdc|BfdB AFG(A|[B2)D2][B2(D2][D2)B2]:| |:AB|cBAB cdec|dcBc defd|cBAB cded|cBAG Ffec| B(AB)(c B)Fdc|B(AB)(c B)Fdc|BfdB AFGA|[B2D2][B2D2][B2D2]:|
HOPKIN'S HORNPIPE. English, Hornpipe. England, Yorkshire. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is earliest found W. Blackman's A Selection of the Most Favorite Hornpipes for the Violin (c. 1810-22). Blackman was a music seller in Southwark, London, who had a small shop in the first decades of the 19th century. The tune was also entered into the mid-19th cent. music manuscript collection of fiddler Lawrence Leadley (Yorkshire). Later in the century it was published in Boston in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883).