New York Hornpipe (1)

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X:1 T:New York Hornpipe [1] M:3/2 L:1/8 R:"Old" Hornpipe S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipe (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C FAGF EGFE D3c | Bcde d2D2 EFGE | FAGF EGFE D2 (cd) | e2c2c2C2 EFGE :| |: cdef gfed c3c | Bcde d2D2 EFGE | cdef gfed caga | fedc c2C2 EFGE :| |: c'bag agfe fedc | Bcde d2D2 EFGE | c'bag agfe fedc | e2c2c2C2 EFGE :| |: cAFA GECE D3c | Bcde d2D2 EFGE | cAFA GECE D2 (cd) | e2c2c2C2 EFGE :| |: cdef gece dBGc | Bcde d2D2 EFGE | cdef gece afdf | e2c2c2C2 EFGE :| |: c'bag faef dece | Bcde d2C2 EFGE | c'bag faef dece | e2c2c2C2 EFGE :|]



Irish Piper John Geoghegan
NEW YORK HORNPIPE [1]. English, Scottish; Hornpipe. England, Northumberland. A Major (Kerr): C Major (Geoghegan). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Kerr): AABBCCDDEEFF (Geoghegan). One of the "missing tunes" from William Vickers' 1770 Northumbrian manuscript. The tune is printed by Geoghegan as a triple time hornpipe, and by Kerr as a duple time hornpipe.


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Printed sources : - Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipe), c. 1745-46; p. 26. Offord (John of the Greeny Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 9. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880’s; No. 353, p. 38.






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