Little Jenny hornpipe

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Little Jenny has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: Little Jenny
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
|:G>F|(3EGc e>d c>BA>G|(3FAc f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>e f>dA>B|(3cBc (3ecA G2 G>F|
(3EGc e>d c/d/c/B/A>G|(3FAc f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>e f>dA>B|c2 e2 c2:|
|:e>f|(3gec (3GcG e>dc>B|A>FA>c a2 d>e|f>dB>G F>GA>B|(3cBc (3ecA G2 e>f|
(3gec (3GcG e>dc>B|A>FA>c a2 d>e|f>dB>G F>GA>B|c2 e2 c2:|
2
X: 2
T: Little Jenny
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A>G|(3FAd f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>f e>dc>B|(3Ace a>f g>eB>c|(3dcd (3fdB A2 A>G|
(3FAd f>e d/e/d/c/B>A|(3GBd g>f e>dc>B|(3Ace a>f g>eB>c|d2 f2 d2:|
|:f>g|(3afd (3AdA f>ed>c|B>GB>d b2 e>f|g>ec>A G>AB>c|(3dcd (3fdB A2 f>g|
(3afd (3AdA f>ed>c|B>GB<d b2 e>f|g>ec>A G>AB>c|d2 f2 d2:|
3
X: 3
T: Little Jenny
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A>G|(3FAd f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>f e>dc>B|(3Ace a>f g>Ac>e|(3dcd (3fdB A2 A>G|
(3FAd f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>f e>dc>B|(3Ace a>f g>Ac>e|d2 f2 d2:|
|:f>g|(3afd (3FAd f>ed>c|B>GB<d b2 e>f|g>ec>A E>Ac>e|(3dcd f>d A2 f>g|
(3afd (3FAd f>ed>c|B>GB<d b2 e>f|g>ec>A E>Ac>e|d2 f2 d2:|
4
X: 4
T: Little Jenny
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A>G|(3FAd f>e d>cB>A|(3GBd g>f e2- e>B|(3cAe a>f g2 (3ABc|(3dcd (3fdB (3ABG (3FGE|
F>df>e d2 (3cBA|(3GB/c/d g>f e2- e2|(3Ac/d/e a>f g>eB>c|d2 (3f^ef d2:|
|:(3efg|a>fd>A f>ed>c|B>GB<d b2 (3def|g>ec>A ^G>A=G>E|(3dcd (3fdB A2- A>g|
(3afd (3AdG (3FdE D2|B>G (3BB/c/d b2- b>f|g>ec>A ^G>A (3ABc|(3dcd f2 d2:|

Six comments

Re: Little Jenny

It falls nicely under the fingers on an English Concertina in all 3 keys. After playing it a couple of times I realised I was unconsciously sharpening the lowest note in bars 3 and 7 of the B part - ie F# in the key of C. Definitely one to learn.

Re: Little Jenny

I ken what you mean… 😉