Pear Tree (The)
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PEAR TREE HORNPIPE. Scottish, Hornpipe. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is attributed to Tyneside fiddler and composer James Hill, in Kohler’s Violin Repository (Edinburgh, 1881–1885). The Pear Tree was an inn in Tyneside (see also “Hawk (The)”, another Tyneside establishment).
Source for notated version:
Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 50.