Annotation:White Friar's Hornpipe

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X:44 T:White Fryars Hornpipe A:England;London M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 S:J.Walsh,Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs,etc 1731 Z:Pete Stewart, 2004 <> with vmp revisions K:G B2|cBAG FGAF|GABGA2D2|F2D2F2(A2|A2)B2cBAG|FGAF GABG| ABcdB2G2|G6||B2|cBcde4|g4agfe|defd efge| a2A2A3B|cBcd e4|g4agfe|defd ABcd|B2G2G2|]

WHITE FRIAR’S HORNPIPE. AKA - "Whitefriar's Hornpipe." English, Hornpipe (whole or cut time). 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

Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 106.

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

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