Hunter's Hornpipe (1)

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HUNTER'S HORNPIPE [1]. AKA and see "Huntsman's Hornpipe," "Bridge of Lodi (The)," "Hell on the Potomac (3), "Murray's Hornpipe," "Nelson's Hornpipe (2)." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Derived not from tradition, but from one of the Elias Howe publications, where it appears as "Huntsman's Hornpipe." Howe published it as least as early as 1864, when it appeared in Diamond School for the Violin.

Source for notated version: George Morris (Boone County, Missouri) [Christeson].

Printed sources: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; No. 72, p. 54. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 102 (appears as "Huntsman's Hornpipe). Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 99 (appears as "Huntsman's Hornpipe").

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