Nelson's Hornpipe (2)

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NELSON'S (HORNPIPE) [2]. AKA and see "Bridge of Lodi (The)," "Down Back o' Shoddy," "Lochmaben Hornpipe," "Lord Nelson's Hornpipe (1)," "Murray's Hornpipe (1)," "Saxon's Hornpipe," "Huntsman's Hornpipe." English, Hornpipe. C Major (Hardings): G Major (Callaghan): D Major (Howe). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a variation of a very popular hornpipe melody that goes also by the name "Huntsman's Hornpipe"/"Hunter's Hornpipe (The)," "Bridge of Lodi (The)," "Murray's Hornpipe (1)," and others, often honoring Horatio Nelson ("Lord Nelson's Hornpipe," "Admiral Lord Nelson's Hornpipe," "Nelson's Hornpipe"). It appears as "Nelson's Hornpipe" in key of 'G' in the music manuscript collections of the Browne family (Troutbeck, Cumbria), James Winder (1835, Wyresdale, Lancashire) and William Andrews (late 19th century, Sheepstor, Devon). Leyburn, north Yorkshire, musician William Calvert had it in his 1812 manuscript as "Admiral Lord Nelson's Hornpipe." See also fiddler Charles Baldwin's (c. 1822-c. 1920) "Gloucester Hornpipe (2)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Blackman (A Selection of the most favorite Hornpipes for the Violin), c. 1810-22; No. 16. Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 20. Hardings All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 107; p. 34. Elias Howe (Second Part of the Musician’s Companion), 1843; p. 43.

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]

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