Black Horse (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H362 3L143
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ellis Knowles
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
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 Mode    
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Ellis Knowles
 Book/Manuscript title    Ellis Knowles music manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 236
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1845
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BLACK HORSE (HORNPIPE) [2], THE. English, Hornpipe. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Lancashire musician Ellis Knowles, perhaps for a pub with the common name of "The Black Horse." One such establishment called The Black Horse was a famous 19th century inn at Birdlip, Gloucestershire, that featured an interesting collection of fossils, ancient flint weapons, old coins, pictures and other curiosities in its public rooms. In an era with few museums, establishments like this were sure to draw patrons.

Source for notated version: the c. 1845-47 music manuscript collection of Ellis Knowles, a musician from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England [Plain Brown].

Printed source: Plain Brown Tune Book, 1997; p. 24.

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