Mancester Hornpipe (4)

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X: 1 T:Manchester Hornpipe [4]. JGi.098 N:Gibbons also had versions as "Liverpool Hornpipe [1]" and "London Hornpipe [5]" in his mss. O:Tealby,Lincolnshire M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=90 S:Joshua Gibbons MS,1823,Tealby,Lincs. R:.hornpipe Z:VMP/R.Greig, 2009 K:D FDFA dfaf|gefd dcBA|GBGB FAFA|EFGA GFED| FDFA dfaf|gefd dcBA|fafd egec|d2d2d2:| |:dffd ceec|BddB BAAF|GBGB FAFA|EFGA GFED| FDFA dfaf|gefd dcBA|fafd egec|d2d2d2:|

MANCHESTER HORNPIPE [4]. English, Hornpipe (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is No. 98 in Gibbon's ms. Gibbon's untitled "Hornpipe No. 101" is the melody most traditional musicians recognize as the "Manchester Hornpipe (1)," and is a different tune than his No. 98 given here. It was originally set in the key of 'C' major in Gibbon's ms. However, Gibbons also has the same "Manchester Hornpipe [4]" melody elsewhere in his ms. under titles "Liverpool Hornpipe (1)" and "London Hornpipe (4)," covering the major cities of England! The same tune was entered as an untitled hornpipe (No. 85) in the music manuscript collection of musician William Clarke, Feltwell, Norfolk, East Anglia, who was active c. 1820-1850.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the 1823-26 music mss. of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778-1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].

Printed sources : - Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 59.

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