Annotation:Mr. Key's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Mr. Key's Hornpipe M:3/2 L:1/4 S:Marsden N:KS of G major might be better. Given here as printe Z:Transcribed by Pete Stewart and posted at N:(reposted at Fiddler’s Companion by permission) K:D cABA/G/A2|cA2cAd|cABA/G/A2|DA2cBd|| ced/e/f/d/e2|cA2cBd|ced/e/f/d/e2|BG2cBd|| A/B/ c/A/BA/G/A2|EA2cBd|A/B/ c/A/BA/G/A2|EG2cBd|| c/d/e/c/ d/e/f/d/ e/f/g/e/|aA2cBd|c/d/e/c/ d/e/f/d/ e/f/g/e/|BG2cBd|| ag/f/ g/a/ba2|cA2cBd|ag/f/ g/a/ ba2|gg2GBd|| c/A/ c/A/ G/E/ G/E/ A/F/ A/F/|dA2cBd|c/A/ c/A/ B/G/ B/G/ /A/F/ A/F/ |DG2cBd|| A,AG/A/ B/G/AA,|A,AA,/B,/C/A,/B,G,|A,AG/A/ B/G/ AF|G/D/ G/D/ G/D/ G/D/ A,G,|| AEA,ACA,|AEA,/B,/C/A,/B,A,/G,/|AEA,ACB,/A,/|GE2cB/c/d/B/||

MR. KEY’S HORNPIPE. English, “Old” or Triple Hornpipe (triple time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCDEFGH. From Thomas Marsden’s A Collection of Original Lancashire Hornpipes, Old and New. Containing Divisions upon each (London, 1705, No. 23). The book was sold out of Henry Playford’s shop at the Temple Change, priced at one shilling.

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Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 28.

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