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X:1 T:Roche’s Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 604) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D AG|FEFD d2 de|fdfd BcdB|AFdF GFED|CEEE E2 DE| FDGE AFBG|ABcd ef g2|fafd egec|d2d2d2:| |:fd|cABc d2 fd|cABc d2 AG|FAdA GFED|CEEE E2 DE| FDGE AFBG|ABcd ef g2|fafd egec|d2d2d2:|]

ROCHE'S HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Roche's Hornpipe" is a hornpipe of unknown provenance published in the early 1880's by both Elias Howe (Boston) and James Kerr (Glasgow), although the Howe collection seems to predate the Kerr collection.

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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), 1880-1882; p. 604. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880’s; No. 323, p. 35.

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