Sheet Music: The Bo'sun

TitleThe Bo'sun
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
Time signature4/4
Tempo144 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2016-05-23
Last updated2016-05-23
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Hornpipes, Traditional/Folk


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Monday 23 May 2016

Tune of the Day: The Bo'sun

Traditional English hornpipe

This G-major hornpipe is taken from Harding's All-Round Collection of Jigs, Reels and Country Dances, published in New York in 1905.

A bo'sun, or boatswain, is the senior crewman of the deck department of a ship; he supervises the other members of the department and is responsible for the components of the ship's hull.