Water Music Hornpipe

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WATER MUSIC HORNPIPE. English, (Old) Hornpipe (3/2 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The hornpipe is part of composer George Frideric Handel’s (1685-1759) suite Water Music, written for a celebration in 1717 on the Thames River given by King George I of England.

George Frideric Handel

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 10.

Recorded sources:

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