Sweep's Hornpipe (3)

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X:1 T:Sweeps Hornpipe, The M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:John Moore music manuscript (Shropshire c. 1837-40, Book 2, p. 59) B: https://www.vwml.org/topics/historic-dance-and-tune-books/Moore2 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D2|G2 BG E2 cA|FGAF G2 Bd|dcAc cBGB|ABcA GFED| GABG ABcA|BcdB cdef|gfgd ecAF|G2G2G2:| |:Bc|dBdB g2 Bc|dedB G2 Bd|dcAc cBGB|ABcA GFED| GABG ABcA|BcdB cdef|gfgd ecAF|G2G2G2:|]



A female chimney sweep.
SWEEP'S HORNPIPE [3], THE. English, Hornpipe (whole time). England, Shropshire. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A different tune than other "Sweep's Hornpipes" listed. "Sweep's Hornpipe [3]" was entered into the music copybooks of at least two musicians from Shropshire in the first half of the 19th century, John Moore and James Blackshaw.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a c. 1837-1840 MS by Ironbridge, Shropshire, musician John Moore [Ashman]. EFDSS CD13, Bursledon Village Band – “Hardcore English” (2007. Various artists). MFY014, “The Bursledon Village Band.”

Printed sources : - Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 59, p. 23. Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 26.






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