White Friar's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:White Fryars Hornpipe B:Walsh M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G B2|cBAG FGAF| GABG A2 D2| F2 D2 F2 A2-| A2 B2 cBAG| FGAF GABG| ABcd B2 G2| G3:| |:B2| cBcd e4 |g4 agfe| defd efge| a2 A2 A3 B| cBcd e4| g4 agfe| defd ABcd|B2 G2 G2:|]

WHITE FRIAR’S HORNPIPE. English, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Walsh’s third collection of Lancashire tunes (Lancashire Jiggs, Hornpipes, Joaks, etc.) published around the year 1730. The White Friars were the Carmelite Order, so-called because the dressed in white.

Additional notes

Recorded sources : - Topic TSCD536, Waterson:Carthy - "A Dark Light" (2002).

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