Wellington Hornpipe (1)

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WELLINGTON HORNPIPE [1]. English, Hornpipe. England, Shropshire. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Editor Ashman believes this may have been a locally composed hornpipe, since Wellington was a small semi-industrial town in east Shropshire where his source, John Moore, was born and worked; however, a variant called "Borobridge Hornpipe" appears in a Yorkshire MS collection of the mid-19th century, suggesting to him that perhaps the melody was more widely known and that only the name was local.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a c. 1837–1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].

Printed sources : - Ashman (Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 72a, p. 29.

Recorded sources : - Topic Records TSCD488, Waterson:Carthy – "Common Tongue" (1996).

See also listing at :
Hear the Waterson:Carthy version on youtube.com [1]



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