Shape's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Shape's Hornpipe S:Hogg (1944) M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 258A) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (3DEF|G2 gd edBG|G2 ga edBG|DGBG AGBG|DGBG AGEF| G2 ga edBA|G2 ga edBG|gfga ecAF|G2G2G2:| |:z2|B3cd2d2|cBcd e2e2|A3B cBcA|Ggfa g2g2| dodge eceg|fdfa gfge|dBdg ecBF|G2G2G2||



SHAPE'S HORNPIPE. AKA and see"Hopple's Tune" (Pa.), "Douglas's Favorite Hornpipe," "Mountain Hornpipe (1) (The)," “Woody's Hornpipe.” American, Reel or Hornpipe (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is usually known as "Mountain Hornpipe (1) (The)" or "Douglas's Favorite Hornpipe." Bayard traced versions to the Elias Howe collections of the mid-19th century, but thought it might have been a bit older than that. William Shape was an elderly Greene County (southwestern Pa.)

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - . The tune was collected by Samuel Bayard in 1944 from the playing of a fiddler named Hogg.

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife) 1981; No. 258, pp. 219-220.

Recorded sources: -



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