Ranger's Hornpipe (1)
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RANGER'S HORNPIPE . AKA and see "Durham Rangers." English, Hornpipe. England, Yorkshire. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears to be a variant belonging to the "Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (1)" tune family. The tune was entered into the c. 1812 music manuscript collection of William Calvert, Leyburn, Yorkshire, and, more than a generation later in the collection of Lawrence Leadley, Helperby, Yorkshire.
Source for notated version: a MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].
Printed sources: Merryweather & Seattle (Lawrence Leadley, the Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 13, p. 31.