King's Hornpipe (1)

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KING'S HORNPIPE [1], THE. AKA and see "King's Head (1) (The)," "Soldier’s Joy (1)." English, Hornpipe. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Vickers' "King's Hornpipe" [1] is one of the earliest (if not the earliest) appearances in print of the ubiquitous reel "Soldier’s Joy (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Vickers' 1770 Northumbrian music manuscript collection [Seattle].

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; p. 3. Seattle (Great Northern Tune Book/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 246.






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