Laura hornpipe

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Laura has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Laura
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: D2 | "G" GFGA G2B2 | "Bm" d^cde d2g2 | "C" edcB "Am" cBAG | "D" FGAB A2D2 |
"G" GFGA G2B2 | "Bm" d^cde d2g2 | "C" edcB "D" AGAB | "G" G2B2G2 :|
|: D2 | "D" FEFG A2F2 | "G" GFGA B2d2 | "C" c2e2 "G" B2d2 | "Am" AGAB "D" A2D2 |
"D" FEFG A2F2 | "G" GFGA B2d2 | "Am" c2e2 "D" d2F2 | "G" G4G2 :|

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An English tune form the Thomas Hardy manuscripts - with chords added by me.

Like many English hornpipes, normally played undotted.

I heard the tune for the first time in a session at the Bampton (Devon, England) Folk Festival last Sunday. It was played by a father and daughter duo. There were dozens of musicians present, but very few of them seemed to know it, and only a few were tentatively joining in.

Apropriately, the daughter’s name was Laura!

We happened to have the video camera running at the time - so here it is on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/hz_iC6Uy3oo