Bess King's Hornpipe

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 Theme code Index    461H 7b54
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Triple Hornpipe
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/2
 Editor/Compiler    John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Lancashire Jigs Hornpipes Joaks etc.
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1730
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BESS KING'S HORNPIPE. English, (Old) Hornpipe (3/2 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFFGG. The melody appears in Walsh's third collection of Lancashire tunes (Lancashire Jigs, Hornpipes, Joaks, etc.) published around 1730.

T:Bess Kings Hornpipe 
c4 e4 g4 |f2 d4 ed c2 _a2| g2 f2 e2 d2 c2 ^B2|c2 G4 de d2 c4::
e2 g4 _a2 b2 e2| d2 f4 g2 _a2 d2| c2 e4 f2 g2 d2| ^B4 G4 G4::
b4 b2 e2 d2 b2 |a4 a2 d2 c2 _a2| g4 g2 c2 ^Bc2| c6 =B2 c4::
G2 c2 d2 e2 f2 d2| B2 d2 e2 f2 g2 e2| c2 e2 f2 g2 _a2 e2| d6 c2 c4::
c2 c'2 g2 e2 g2 b2|d2 b2 f2 d2 f2 _a2|g2 c2 ^B2 g2 A2 ^f2|g2 G2 _A2 F2 G2 =B2::
c2 G2 E2 G2 C2 F2|B2 F2 D2 F2 D2 G2|C2 G2 E2 C2 DE|D3 G D2 C2 ^B,2 G2::
C2 G2 _A2 G2 _A2 C2| B,2 F2 G2 F2 G2 B,2| _A,2 F2 G2 E2 _AGFE| D6 C4:||