The Sweep’s hornpipe

There are 15 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Harvest Home (lots of times) and The High Level (a few times).

The Sweep’s has been added to 1 tune set.

The Sweep's has been added to 41 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Sweep's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:D2|G2 BG E2 cA|FGAF G2 Bd|dcAc cBGB|ABcA GFED|
GABG ABcA|BcdB cdef|gfgd ecAF|G2G2G2:|
|:Bc|dBdB g2 Bc|dedB G2 Bd|dcAc cBGB|ABcA GFED|
GABG ABcA|BcdB cdef|gfgd ecAF|G2 G2 G2:|

Two comments

The Sweep’s Hornpipe

Please note that this is NOT the same tune as the Sweep’s Hornpipe already on tune database (otherwise known as the Belfast Hornpipe, etc)

This tune is quite often played at the Royal Naval Volunteer pub session, Bristol, England, where it is always played undotted (i.e. as submitted here by me).

I would be interested to know whether any members are familiar with this tune, and - if so - whether they normally play it dotted or undotted.

The Sweep’s Hornpipe

We play it undotted at our mainly-English session in Cambridgeshire - great tune. Can’t for the minute think what we put it with…..