Prunoble's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Prunoble's Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:John Burks’ music manuscript copybook, dated 1821 K:D ABc|dAFA DFAd|fdAd AFdf|gfge fefd|edcB ABcA| dAFA DFAd|fdAd FAdf|gabg face|d2d2d2:| |:AG|FAdA FAdA|GBdB GBdB|Acec Acec|efaf gecA| FAdA FAdA|GBdB GBdB|Aceg face|d2d2d2:|



PRUNOBLE’S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Alexander's Hornpipe," "Tom Cat's Hornpipe." English, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the music manuscript copybook of fiddler John Burks, dated 1821. Unfortunately nothing is known of Burks, although he may have been from the north of England. The melody is an early version of the tune usually known as “Alexander's Hornpipe.”


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