The Banks Of The Nile hornpipe

There are 8 recordings of this tune.

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

The Banks Of The Nile has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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One setting

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