Sheet Music: Harlequin Gambols

TitleHarlequin Gambols
Alternate titlesHarlequin Hornpipe
The Merry Man Hornpipe
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyB-flat major
Time signature2/2
Tempo84 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2020-01-12
Last updated2020-01-12
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Dance tunes, Hornpipes, Traditional/Folk


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Sunday 12 January 2020

Tune of the Day: Harlequin Gambols

Traditional English tune

The earliest appearance of this English country dance tune is found in the 5th volume of Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances by Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson, published 1788. The melody was developed into a hornpipe in Scotland under the title “The Colosseum”.