Rockaway Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Rockaway Hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 40) S: N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D de|f2f2 fedc|d2d2 dAFD|EDEF GFGA|BABc dcBA| f2f2 fedc|d2d2 dAFD|defg afaf|bgec d2:| |:AF|DFAF DFAF|BAGF E2 EF|GEGE GEGE|AGFE D2 AF| DFAF DFAF|BABc d2 AG|F2D2E2 DE|F2D2D2:|]

ROCKAWAY HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was entered into the c. 1859 music manuscript collection of musician M.E. Eames, who was perhaps from Philadelphia.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882. p. 625.

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