Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe reel

Ebb Wren's Hornpipe has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: Ebb Wren's Hornpipe
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A2 |"D" FDFA d2 d2 |"A" cdef g2 g2 |"D" fafd "A" eged |"A" c2 A2 A2 G2 |
"D" FDFA d2 d2 |"A" cdef g2 g2 |"D" fafd "A" egec |"D" d2 d2 d2 :|
fg|"D" afdf afdf |"A" gece gece |"D" afdf afdf |"A" edcB A2 A2 |
"D" FDFA d2 d2 |"A" cdef g2 g2 |"D" fafd "A"egec |"D" d2 d2 d2 :|]

Five comments

Re: Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe

This is known in Scotland as "The West End Hornpipe". It was published in triplicate in ‘Honeyman’s Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor’ (Edinburgh 1898) to portray three different styles of bowing hornpipes: Newcastle Style, Sand Dance Style and Sailor’s Style.

"Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe" corresponds to the Sailor’s style, "almost identical with that of bowing reels". The other styles can be seen on this page: https://thesession.org/tunes/7554

Re: Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe

…or "Spock’s" 🙁

Re: Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe

This is part of the Circassian Circle dance set
on the CD "Australian Traditional Dance Tunes, Volume 1" by the Australian Band, Wongawilli.
The set:
Circassian Circle aka Hill’s Fancy
Ebb Wren’s Hornpipe
Luedecker’s Polka
Teddy Creighton’s Step Dance Tune