Shep Jones Hornpipe

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Art [Kuntz]. X:1 T:Shepard Jones Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:William Sidney Mount manuscripts, dated 1854 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D |: D/E/F/A/ B/F/A/F/ | D/E/F/A/ B B | B/c/d/e/ dB/c/ | d/e/f/e/ d/B/A/F/ | D/F/A/F/ B/F/A/F/ | D/F/A/F/ BB | B/c/d/e/ dB/c/ | d/B/A/F/ EF/D/ :| |: a2 f>e | d/e/f/d/ e/d/B/A/ | b2 a>g | f/e/d/e/ fe/e/ | a2 f>e | d/e/f/d/ e/d/B/A/ |B/c/d/e/ dB/c/ | d/B/A/F/ EF/D/ :| K:Eb E/F/G/B/ c/G/B/G/ | E/F/G/B/ cc | c/d/e/f/ ec/d/ | e/f/g/f/ e/c/B/G/ | E/G/B/G/ c/G/B/G/ | E/G/B/G/ cc | c/d/e/f/ ec/d/ | e/c/B/G/ FG/E/ :| |: b2 g>f | e/f/g/e/ f/e/c/B/ | g2 b>g | g/f/e/f/ gf/f/ | b2 g>f | e/f/g/e/ f/e/d/B/ | c/d/e/f/ ec/d/ | e/c/B/G/ FG/E/ :|



SHEPARD JONES HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (2/4 time). USA, Long Island, New York. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Jones was the real-life fiddler depicted in William Sidney Mount's 1845 oil painting Dance of the Haymakers. The first strain begins similar to "<incipit title="load:martha" width=850 link="https://tunearch.org/wiki/Martha Campbell (1)">Martha Campbell (1)</incipit>."
Dance of the Haymakers (Music is Contagious). William Sidney Mount, 1845



Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the c. 1840’s/50’s music manuscripts of painter William Sidney Mount (1807-1868), of Setauket, Long Island, who obtained the tune from his friend, neighbour and fellow fiddler, Shepard Jones, dated February, 1854. The manuscripts are presently in the possession of the Long Island Museum of Art [Kuntz].

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