The Hangman’s Knot hornpipe

The Hangman's Knot has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Hangman's Knot
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AG|:FDFD AGFA|dBBA BcdB|AGFA GFEG|FEDf edcB|
ABcd E2 EF|G2 BG ABAF|GFED cdef|1 d4 d2 AG:|2 d4 d2 (3ABc||
d2 fd B2 cd|edcB A2 bc|d2 fd B2 cd|edcB A2 bc|
dAAA dAAA|dede dAAA|dAFA GFED|fagf edcA|
dcdE F2 FD|GDGB A2 AF|GFED cdef|1 d4 d2 (3ABc:|2 d4 d4||

Two comments

The Hangman’s Knot

This is a completely different tune to The Hangman’s Noose, which I submitted a while ago, & which was actually composed by Frank McCollam, of Ballycastle, Co. Antrim.

This is a cracking wee tune too & can be found in Gary Hasting’s book ‘with Fife and Drum’ - tune No. 29.