Annotation:Violetta Hornpipe

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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.

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 99. Craig (The Empire Collection of Hornpipes), c. 1890’s; p. 5. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 376, p. 42. Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 71. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 117, p. 72. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 134. White’s Unique Collection, 1896; No. 124, p. 22.

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