Rialto Hornpipe (2)

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X: 1 % %%topmargin 3cm T:Rialto T:Rialto Hornpipe [2] B:The Nelson Music Collection N:Newton F. Tolman & K. Dep. Gilbert Z:Transcribed by Ralph Palmer R:Hornpipe L:1/16 M:C| K:Bb d e>=e | g>fd>B F>Bd>b | a>ge>c =E>Gc>B | A>ca>g A>cg>f | =e>gf>d B>d_e>=e | g>fd>B F>Bd>b | a>ge>c =E>Gc>G | A>ca>g A>cg>f | B4 b4 B2 z :: =B c>_B | A>cf>a c>AB>A | A>c=e>g b>ag>f | ((3=eba) ((3gfe) d>c=B>c | d>cA>F C>=Bc>_B | A>cf>a c>AB>A | B>c=e>g b>ag>f | ((3=ed'c') ((3bag) ((3fed) ((3cBG) | ((3FAc) ((3fac') d'2 z :|]

RIALTO HORNPIPE [2]. American, Hornpipe or Clog (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Can be used as a Clog. As performed by G.L. Tracy” (Ryan)— George Lowell Tracy (1855-1921) was a young man who later composed light opera and composition books, according to musicologist Charles Wolfe. Tolman calls the tune a "degenerate period hornpipe," meaning one written in a highly ornamented and arpeggiated style typical of the latter 1800's.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 99. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1884; p. 134. Tolman (Nelson Music Collection), 1969; p. 22.

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