Miss Carnagie’s Hornpipe

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MISS CARNAGIE'S HORNPIPE. Scottish, Triple Hornpipe (6/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune makes more sense in 3/2 time. The melody was entered into the music c. 1780-1804 manuscript collection of John Fife, who was perhaps from Perthshire, but who may have made entries at see (there are references to battles in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: James Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1797; No. 82, p. 32.

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