The Sweep’s hornpipe

There are 15 recordings of this tune.

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The Sweep’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Sweep's has been added to 55 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
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:|
2
X: 2
T: The Sweep's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:E2|ABcA BcdB|cdec A2Bc|defe dcBA|GABG EFGE|
ABcA BcdB|cdec defg|agae fdBG|A2 A2 A2:|
|:cd|ecec a2 cd|ecec A2Bc|defe dcBA|GABG EFGE|
ABcA BcdB|cdec defg|agae fdBG|A2 A2 A2:|

Three comments

The Sweep’s Hornpipe

Please note that this is NOT the same tune as the Sweep’s Hornpipe already on thesession.org 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 session.org 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…..

AKA Jim Boulton’s Fancy, X:2

This is the setting called Jim Boulton’s Fancy in O’Neill’s 1001, tune #928. Aside from the key shift to A, the first part has a couple of twists that differ from Mixo’s, but overall not distinct enough for me to add a separate tune.