X: 1 T:Swallow's Hornpipe,aka. FK.19 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/2=80 C:"Swallows MS. 98" S:Kidson's H'pipe MS,early 20thC. R:.Hornpipe O:England A:Leeds N:"Hornpipe" in MS.My title.CGP Z:vmp.John Bagnall,16/5/2003 K:G G2 GA BA G2 | gfge dB G2 | cBcd edcB | A2 fg af d2 |! G2 GA BA G2 | gfge dB G2 | cBcd edcB | cAFA G4 ||! g2 fg af d2 | gfge dB G2 | cBcd edcB | A2 fg af d2 |! G2 GA BA G2 | gfge dB G2 | cBcd edcB | cAFA G4 |]
SWALLOW'S HORNPIPE. English, Hornpipe (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The hornpipe was collected by folksong collector and music scholar Frank Kidson (1855-1926) from a music copybook that had belonged to a musician named Swallow. The hornpipe was untitled in the copybook., and remained untitled in Kidson's manuscript. The "Swallow's Hornpipe" title for the tune was awarded by contemporary musician and researcher Chris Partington.