Vinton’s hornpipe

Also known as Lord St. Vincent, Lord Vincent’s, O’Fenlon’s, The Silver Box, St. Vincent’s, Vincent’s, Vinton’s H.P..

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Vinton’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Vinton's has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Vinton's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:ed|c2A2 ABcA|BAGF E2ED|CEAE cdcA|BAGF E2ed|
c2A2 A2fe|d2B2 B2BA|GBeg faf^d|e2e2e2:|
|:ed|cAGA cAGA|FDCD FDCD|BcdB ABcA|GABG E2ef|
eAGA fAGA|gAGA aAGA|EFGA BcBG|A2A2A2:|
2
X: 2
T: Vinton's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:fe|dcBA BcdB|(3cdc (3BAG F2FE|DFBF GecA|B2 B>B B2 z2|
dBdf eceg|fdfa gegb|gfed =ef (3gab|a2 f2 f2:|
|:fe|d>B (3BAB d>B (3BAB|G>E (3EDE G>E (3EDE|cBcd edcB|A>F (3F=EF A>F (3F=EF|
f>B (3BAB g>B (3BAB|gfga b>B (3BAB|Ggfe dcBA|c2 B2 B2:|

Four comments

Vinton’s

This tune is found in "The Drummer’s and Fifer’s Guide: or Self-instructor" by George B. Bruce and Daniel D. Emmett, first published in 1862, the entirety of which may be found here:
http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/be/
It is standard fare for American Fife and Drum Corps, although many of the tunes are tradition from the other side of the pond.

Moore Manuscript version

Here’s the version of the tune as per the John Moore manuscripts from Staffordshire in around 1840. (The Ironbridge Hornpipe, ed G Ashman.)

X: 2
T: St Vincent’s
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: Bbmaj
|:fe | dcBA BcdB | (3cdc (3BAG F2FE | DFBF GecA | B2 B>B B2 z2 |
dBdf eceg | fdfa gegb | gfed =ef (3gab | a2 f2 f2 :|
: fe | d>B (3BAB d>B (3BAB | G>E (3EDE G>E (3EDE | cBcd edcB | A>F (3F=EF A>F (3F=EF |
f>B (3BAB g>B (3BAB | gfga b>B (3BAB | Ggfe dcBA | c2 B2 B2 :|

second part sounds like so many bowing exercises from some string or piano tutor books of old. Memories, memories!