X:1 T:Violetta Hornpipe R:Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/16 Z:Transcribed by Bruce Osborne K:D FG|A^GAB Adfd|Bdgf edcB|A^GAB AFDF|EDEF E2FG| A^GAB Adfd|Bdgf edcB|Adfd Bgec|d2f2 d2:| |:cd|e^def gecA|dcde fdAd|ggff edcd|(3efe (3dcB A2FG| A^GAB Adfd|Bdgf edcB|Adfd Bgec|d2f2 d2:|]
VIOLETTA HORNPIPE. AKA and see “City Life,” “Londonbridge Hornpipe (The),” “O'Keeffe's Hornpipe (2),” “Showman's Fancy, "Sweep's Hornpipe (4).” Canadian, Scottish; Hornpipe. F Major (Cole, Craig, Kerr): D Major (Messer). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in Irish collections as “Showman's Fancy” and was recorded by several Irish fiddlers in the 78 RPM era.