New Sailor's Hornpipe (The)
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NEW SAILOR'S HORNPIPE, THE. AKA and see "Clark's Hornpipe (1)," "His Majesty's Hornpipe," "Ivy Leaf Hornpipe," "Jim Clark's Hornpipe," "Morpeth's Hornpipe," "Morpeth Rant (1)," "Sailor's Hornpipe (7)." English, Hornpipe. England, Shropshire. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was originally composed by stage composer William Shield in the 18th century as "Morpeth Rant (1).
Source for notated version: a c. 1837-1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].
Printed sources: Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 83a, p. 33.