Sheet Music: Captain Corbett's Hornpipe

TitleCaptain Corbett's Hornpipe
Alternate titlesCaptain John's Hornpipe
Reel du goglu
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeF#4–A5
Time signature4/4
Tempo144 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2019-10-07
Last updated2019-10-07
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Celtic Music, Hornpipes, Traditional/Folk

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Monday 7 October 2019

Tune of the Day: Captain Corbett's Hornpipe

Traditional Irish hornpipe

This hornpipe is taken from Francis O'Neill's collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. The tune was supplied by Francis E. Walsh, a correspondent of O'Neill's from San Francisco. It appears to be a variant of Captain John's Hornpipe, which dates back to at least the mid 1800s.