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X:47 T:New White Hart Hornpipe A:England;London M:3/2 L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 S:J.Walsh,Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs,etc 1731 Z:Pete Stewart, 2004 <> with vmp revisions K:D d2Bc dB AG FGAF|G2E2efedc2A2|BcdB ABAG FGAG|F2D2D2c2d4|| d2de fdfg fgad|c2a2B2^g2a2ed|cdec d2cB ABAG|FGAFD2c2d4|| dAF2BGE2AFD2|cdefe2E2FGAF|d2A2B2G2A2F2|gfed cdecd4|]

"Among inns of highly dubious historic associations may be mentioned the “White Hart” at Somerton, Somerset: that gaunt and cold-looking town built of the local grey-blue limestone that so utterly destroys the summery implication of the place-name." Charles G. Harper, "Inns of Old England, vol. 1"[1]
NEW WHITE HART HORNPIPE, THE. English, (Old or Triple) Hornpipe (3/2 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBC. The melody appears in Walsh's third collection of Lancashire tunes (Lancashire Jiggs, Hornpipes, Joaks, etc.) published around the year 1731. The title "'New' White Hart'" presumably is to both associate and differentiate the tune with Daniel Wright's triple hornpipe "White Hart (The)", published in London c. 1715. 'wikipedia:White_Hart' is the fifth most popular name for an inn or pub in England: there were old White Hart Inns in Somerton, Bath, Aylesbury, Adwalton, and London (High Street), among other places.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Walsh's Third Collection of Lancashire Jigs (c. 1731) [Offord].

Printed sources : - Kirkpatrick (John Kirkpatrick’s English Choice), 2003. Offord (John of the Greeny Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 17.

Recorded sources : - John Kirkpatrick - "Garrick’s Delight - 48 English Traditional Tunes" (2003).

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