Camptown Hornpipe

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 Theme code Index    1H343 1H361H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    A.S. Bowman
 Book/Manuscript title    J.W. Pepper Collection of 500 Reels Jigs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 92, p. 21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1908
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Camptown Hornpipe M:2/4 L:1/8 N:The tune is a sly play play on the trad. reel "Betty Martin" or N:"Tip Toe Fine." It is not cognate, but the cadence is similar enough to N:suggest an association. R:Hornpipe B:A.S. Bowman – “J.W. Pepper Collection of Five Hundred Reels, Jigs, B:etc.” (Phila., 1908, No. 92, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g>d Bd|ce Bd|g/f/g/d/ Bd|ef g2|g>d Bd|ce Bd|g/f/g/d/ Bd|ef g2:| (g/f/)g/a/ bd'|c'bag|b/a/b/g/ eg|fa g2| (g/f/)g/a/ bd' |c'bag|(b/a/)b/g/ ea|df g2:|]