Annotation:Slayley Bridge Hornpipe

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X:246 T:Stayley Bridge Hornpipe. Le4.246 L:1/8 B:L.Leadley MS#4 c1850 Z:vmp.Mike Hicken 2016 N: This is tune 36 in The Fiddler of Helperby under the title of Slayley Bridge Hornpipe. M:C| Q:1/4=120 K:A ef/g/|aece Acea|fdcB A2 Bc|defe dcBA|cdef e2 ef/g/| aece Acea|fdcB A2 Bc|dfed cABG|A2c2A2 :| |:ed|ceAe ceAe|dfBf dfBf|ceAe ceAe|GBEB GBEB| ceAe ceAe|dfBf dfBf|eagf edcB|A2c2A2 :|

SLAYLEY BRIDGE HORNPIPE. AKA - "Stayley Bridge Hornpipe." AKA and see "Beckels Hornpipe," "Blacksmith's Hornpipe (2) (The)," "Bristol Hornpipe (The)," "Clover Blossom (The)," "Hand Organ Hornpipe," "Pretty Kate Reel," "Railway Hornpipe (5)," "Smith's Hornpipe," "Whitehaven Hornpipe." English, Hornpipe. England, Yorkshire. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This hornpipe melody has been popular under a variety of titles. It appears as "Slayley Bridge Hornpipe" in the music manuscript collections of musicians George H. Watson (Swanton Abbott, Norfolk, c. 1890) and Lawrence Leadley (Helperby, Yorkshire, c. 1847).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources : - Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 36, p. 37. William Ross (Ross’s Collection of Pipe Music Book 10), 1885; No. 385, p. 17 (as untitled hornpipe or march).

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