The Banks Of The Nile hornpipe

There are 9 recordings of this tune.

The Banks Of The Nile appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Banks Of The Nile has been added to 25 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Banks Of The Nile
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
F3/2E/|D3/2F/A3/2F/ A3/2B/d3/2A/|B3/2e/e3/2f/ e2dB|d3/2f/a3/2f/ g3/2f/e3/2d/|f3/2g/a3/2b/ a2gf|
g3/2a/b3/2g/ f3/2g/a3/2f/|g3/2f/e3/2d/ e2 (3(ABc)|d3/2f/a3/2f/ g3/2f/e3/2g/|f2d2 d2:|
|:de|fdec dABF|Eeef e2fa|bafb agfe|fgab a2gf|
g3/2a/b3/2g/ f3/2g/a3/2f/|gfed e2 (3(ABc)|d3/2f/a3/2f/ gfeg|f2d2 d2:|
# Added by jlg .

Two comments

A nice hornpipe, from the recording "Roast Beef of Old England"

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Is this is the same tune that Ewan MacColl sang? If so I would say it is a waltz and not a hornpipe.