Cuddy Hunk

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 Theme code Index    3342 3331
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:1000 Jigs and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 57
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1867
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   ()   

CUDDY HUNK. American, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title may refer to Cutty Hunk (sometimes called Cuddy Hunk), located at the southwestern tip of the Elizabeth Islands, about 14 miles south of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Cutty Hunk was, in the 19th century, home to many whaling captains.

Printed source: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 57.

T:Cuddy Hunk
S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
Ac | BGAc BGAc | cdec A2 Ac | BGAc BGAc | BAGF G2 Ac | BGAc BGAc | 
cdec A2 Ac | BGAF GDEF | G2G2G2 :: e/f/ | g2 dg g2 ba | gfed e2 ef | 
g2 dg g2 ba | gedB G2 ef | g2 dg g2 ba | gfed e3e | eaab a2 fa | gecB G2 :||

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