Shunter's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Shunter’s Hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Howe – 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c/d/ | (3eae (3cec (3AcA (EA) | CEAc ecAc | (3dfd (3cec (3BdB (3AcA | GBFd E2 cd | eace AcEA | CEAc ecAc | (3dfd (3cec (3BdB (3GBG | AA A :| |: B/c/ | dBGB EGBc | dBGB d2 (cd) | ec (3AcA EAcd | ec(3Ace a2 (ga) | fdBd (3fed (3cBA | (3GAB (3AGF E2 cd | (3eag (3fed (3cBA (3BAG | AA A :|



SHUN(S)TER'S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Pansy Blossom (1) (The)," “St. Elmo Hornpipe,” "Sunshine Hornpipe (The)." American, Hornpipe (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Can be used as a Clog" (Cole). Howe lists the tune among the schottisches. Curiously, Howe’s title is “Shunter’s Hornpipe,” but by the time of the Cole printing it the name had acquired an extra ‘s’—“Shunster’s Hornpipe.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 100. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 55. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 136.

Recorded sources: -

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [ ]
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [ ]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info



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