Bamford hornpipe

Also known as Blue Stocking, Branford.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Bamford appears in 1 other tune collection.

Bamford has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Bamford
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
|: de|fbdf edcB|AcF2 F3E|DFB2 d2Bd|fede c2de|
fbdf edcB|AcF2 F3E|DFBd fecA|B2d2 B2:|
|: AB|cFAc eFAc|BDFB dFBd|fBdf bBdf|efed cBAB|
cFAc eFAc|BDFB dFBd|fgfe decd|Bbfd B2:|

Three comments

Bamford Hornpipe

This tune is in Bb major rather than G minor, sorry. It is an English tune, not surprisingly from Bamford in north Derbyshire.

Bamford Hornpipe.

That’s a very elegant tune. When I saw the name I at once thought of Bamford, Derbyshire, and a weekend spent there with a mate, failing to catch trout in Ladybower Reservoir. Nice place.

What a lovely tune!