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X:1 T:London Hornpipe [4] M:3/2 L:1/8 R:Triple Hornpipe B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D2F2A2 d2 fg a2|g2e4B2 dcBA|dABG AFGE FDEF|A,2D4 GF E2D2:| |:BdBF GBFE FAFD|C2E4 B,2C2E2|fafc dfdA GFED|A,2 D6 GF E2D2:||



LONDON HORNPIPE [4]. English, 'Old' or Triple Hornpipe (3/2 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The tune is printed in several collections from around the third decade of the 18th century, such as Daniel Wright's Complete Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (c. 1730 or 1740, dates vary, p. 46), and John Walsh's Compleat Country Dancing Master, Volume the Third (London, 1749, p. 150, a reprint of the 1731 edition), and his Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (London, 1735, p. 152).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Wright's 200 Country Dances vol. 1

Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 4.






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