Sheet Music: Hope's Hornpipe

TitleHope's Hornpipe
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
Time signature2/2
Tempo144 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2015-01-01
Last updated2015-01-01
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Hornpipes, Traditional/Folk


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Thursday 1 January 2015

Tune of the Day: Hope's Hornpipe

Traditional English tune

This hornpipe is taken from the 1840 music manuscript book Multum in Parvo, or A Collection of Old English, Scotch, Irish, Welsh Tunes by John Rook, a musician from Warerton, England. Rook was a multi-instrumentalist, judging from the cover picture of his collection, and played what appears to be the Northumbrian small-pipes, bugle, flute, fife and fiddle, among others, as he indicates the collection is “for his amusement on the above instruments”.