Second Star Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Second Star Hornpipe C:G. Tate B:Köhler's Violin Repository, Book 2, 1885, p. 109 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige N:Repeat sign added in the last bar. M:C| L:1/8 K:Bb (D>E)|(F>B)d>c (B>A)G>F|(E>G)c>d (e>d)c>B|(A>c)a>g (f>g)e>f|d>ec>d B>cA>B| (F>B)d>c (B>A)G>F|(E>G)c>d (e>d)c>B|A>(fe>c) A>FE>C|B,2B2 B2:| |:(fga)|b2(DF) Bdfb|g2(EG) Begb|f2(CE) Acef|d2(B,D) FBdf| b2(DF) Bdfb|g2(EG) Begb|(a>g)f=e _e>dc>B|B2b2 B2:|]

SECOND STAR HORNPIPE, THE. Scottish (?), Hornpipe (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The composition is attributed to G. Tate in Laybourn's Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 2 (1881-1885). Unfortunately, there is no information that has surfaced on this composer, and thus the provenance of the tune is unknown. The earliest printing so far is in Laybourn's Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 2 (1881-1885), so Tate was at least born prior to 1865.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 339 (arrangement and variations with Arthur S. Robertson). Laybourn (Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 2), 1881-1885; p. 109.

Recorded sources : - Buddy MacMaster - "The Judique Flyer."

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Alan Ng's [2]

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