Uncle Herman's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Uncle Herman's Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 N:Transcribed by Stacy Phillips B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 18, No. 1, Spring 1984 (p. 8) K:D ag|:S"D"fdAf "A7"ecAd|"G"BDGB "D"AFDF|"A7"ECEA "D"FDFA|"E7"E^GBG "A7"Acea| "D"fdAf "A7"ecAd|"G"BDGB "D"AFDF|"A7"ECEA "D"FDFAO|1"A7"((3E/F/E/ D) CE "D"D2 eg:|2 "A7"((3E/F/E/ D) CE "D"D2 || K:A +slide+[e2e2]-|:"A"[ee]fe(c "F#m"AB)cA|"E7"(EG)BG "A"Acea|"D"(fe)df "A"ecAc|1 "E7"(BA)GB "A"Ac e(B/c/d/:|2 "E7"(BA)GB "A"A3 ((3B/c/d/|| |:"A"e)cAa "D"fdAd|"A"ecAa "D"fdz(f|"A"e)cea "D"fdec|1 "E7"((3B/c/B/ A) GB "A"ABcd:|2 "E7"(3B/c/B/ A) GB "A"A2 a=g!D.S.!"al Coda"|| |O"D"((3E/F/E/ D) CE D4||



UNCLE HERMAN’S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Herman's Hornpipe," “Hiram's Hornpipe,” “Miss Supertest's Victory Reel.” American, Hornpipe or Reel. USA, Texas. D Major (‘A’ part) & A Major (‘B’ part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Jack Tuttle/Fiddler Magazine): AA’BB’CC’ (Phillips). The tune is well-known among Texas-style fiddlers, although it apparently started out as a Canadian tune called “Miss Supertest's Victory Reel,” composed by John Durocher.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Benny Thomasson (Texas) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Devil's Box, vol. 18, No. 1, 1984; p. 8. Fiddler Magazine, Spring 1994; p. 25. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2), 1995; p. 229.

Recorded sources : - Barbara Lamb – “Fiddle Fatale.”

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
See/hear the tune played by fiddler Vi Wickham on youtube.com [2]



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