Manchester Hornpipe (3)

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MANCHESTER HORNPIPE [3]. English, Old (Lancashire) Hornpipe (3/2 time). E Minor (Offord): C Minor (Walsh). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC (Offord): AABBCCDDEEFFGG (Walsh). John Offord (1990) compares this tune with a typical Galliard and finds many rhythmic similarities. The melody appears in Walsh's Third Collection of Lancashire tunes (Lancashire Jigs, Hornpipes, Joaks, etc.) published around 1730.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Offord, English Dance and Song, vol. 52, No. 2, Summer 1990; p. 3.

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