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X:1 T:Manchester Hornpipe [5] M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A ed|dcec cBdB|BA (3AcB A2E2|FAGB Afec|cBAB c2B2| dcec cBdB|BA (3AcB A2G2|FAGB Afed|c2A2A2:| |:e|aece Acec|fdBA GABg|agfe dcBA|GABB e2d2| dcec cBdB|BA (3ABc c2E2|FAGB Afed|c2A2A2:|

MANCHESTER HORNPIPE [5]. American, Hornpipe (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title may refer to the city of Manchester, New Hampshire. Elias Howe collected a number of regional New England tunes for his early compendiums.

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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician’s Companion), 1843; p. 39.

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