The Cambridge hornpipe

Also known as Chief O’Neill’s Visit, Old Cambridge, The Old Cambridge, Pacific Slope.

There are 15 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Cambridge has been added to 1 tune set.

The Cambridge has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Cambridge
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
E2 |: A2 AG Aceg | a2 ag aece | fdBA GABc | dBcA BEGB |
$ A2 AG Aceg | a2 ag aece | fdBA GABc |1 A2 c2 A2 EG :|2A2 c2 A2 cd]
|:$ e2 a2 ecAc | B2 b2 Bcde | gbeg begb | ac'ea c'eac' |$
e'2 c'2 a2 e2 | fadf ecAc | Bagf edcB |1 Aaec A2 cd :|2 A2 c2 A4 |]

Three comments

The Cambridge

I first heard this tune many years ago - I think I heard the band Curlew play it. It sounds a bit like the tune Atlantic Roar, but in the key of A.

The Cambridge

I know it as "Chief o’Neill’s Visit"