Port Einon Whim

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PORT EINON WHIM. AKA and see "Grand Hornpipe (2)" "Henry Stables' Grand Hornpipe," “Mympwy Portheinon.” English, Hornpipe (2/4 time). England, Wales. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This tune was used as a vehicle for the dance the Gower Reel in the village of Port Eynon, Gower peninsula, in south Wales. It is sourced to the c. 1817 music manuscript book of Charlotte Louisa Talbot (NLW MS 11969D, contained in the Traherne-Mansell Franklyn manuscript collection). The melody was also entered into the latter 19th century music manuscript collection of Cumbrian musician Henry Stables as "Grand Hornpipe."

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Recorded sources: Crasdant - "Nos Sadwrn Bach/Not Yet Saturday" (2001).




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