Lancashire Hornpipe (3)

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X:31 T:Lancashire Hornpipe [3]. WI.031 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 B:Wm Irwin, 1838 MS, AGG's Transcription R:.Hornpipe O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:F (3c/d/e/|f2c2 cdcB|A2F2 F2C2|DFBd cAGF|(3EFG C4 fg| afaf gege|fdfd e2g2|A=Bdf egBd|c2c2 c2:| |:AB|cAcA e2dc|dBFD B,2ga|bgbg afaf|(3efg cc c2c2| dBdB cAcA|Bbge f2c2|dfAc Bbec|f2f2 f2:|



LANCASHIRE HORNPIPE [3]. English, Country Dance Tune (cut or 4/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first two measures of the tune are identical to "Lancashire Hornpipe (5)," but then the two melodies differ. The tune can be found in the 1838 music manuscript copybook of Lake District musician William Irwin. See also "Lancaster Hornpipe (2)" for a potential precursor tune in the triple hornpipe meter (3/2 time).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Irwin music manuscript collection (Cumbria) [Knowles, Offord].

Printed sources : - Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 12. Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 49.






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