Bill Black’s hornpipe

Also known as Bill Black, Bill Black’s Clog.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Bill Black’s appears in 2 other tune collections.

Bill Black’s has been added to 1 tune set.

Bill Black's has been added to 17 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:d>c|B>GB>d g>dB>G|A>ca>g f>ed>c|B>GB>d g>dB>G|(3ABG (3FGE D>d^c>d|
B2 (3Bcd g>dB>G|A2 a>g (3fed c>A|B>dB>G (3cBA F>A|G2 (3GGG G2:|
|:(3ABc|d>c (3cBA G>Bd>=f|e2 c2 c2 (3Bcd|e>d^c>B A>ce>g|f2 d2 d2 (3def|
g2 (3gge f2 (3ffd|e>c (3gfe d>cB>A|(3BdB G2 (3AcA (3FGA|G2 G>F G2:|
2
X: 2
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:d>c|B>GB>d g>dc>B|A>cb>g f>ed>c|B>GB>d g>dB>G|(3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c|
B>GB>d g>dc>B|A>cb>g f>ed>c|(3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A|G2 G2 G2:|
|:B>c|d>cB>A G>Bd>g|e2 c2 c2 c>d|e>dc>B A>ca>g|f2 d>d d2 e>f|
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d|e>fg>e d>cB>A|(3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A|G2 G2 G2:|
3
X: 3
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:dc|BGBd gdcB|Acbg fedc|BGBd gdBG|F2 E2 Dd^cd|
BGBd gdcB|Acbg fedc|BdGB AcFA|G2 G2 G2:|
|:Bc|dcBA GBdg|e2 c2 c2 cd|edcB Acag|f2 dd d2 ef|
g2 ge f2 fd|efge dcBA|dBGB cAFA|G2 G2 G2:|
4
X: 4
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:(3edc|B2 (3Bcd g>dc>B|A>cb>g f>ed>c|B>GB>d g2 (3BAG|(3ABG F>E (3DED (3cBA|
B>GB>d g2 (3dcB|A2 (3bag f2 (3edc|(3Bcd G>B (3ABc F>A|G2 (3F^EF G2:|
|:(3ABc|d2 (3cBA G>Bd>g|(3e^de (3c[Bd]c A2 c>d|e>^d (3=dcB A>ca>g|f2 d2 d2 (3def|
g>fg>e f>ef>d|e2 (3gfe d2 (3cBA|B>d (3GAB A>c (3FGA|G2 F2 G2:|

Six comments

"Bill Black’s Hornpipe" ~ the O’Neill collections

"O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems"
"O’Neill’s Music of Ireland"

K: G Major
|: d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: B>c |
d>cB>A G>Bd>g | e2 c2 c2 c>d | e>dc>B A>ca>g | f2 d>d d2 e>f |
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d | e>fg>e d>cB>A | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|

"Bill Black’s Hornpipe" ~ Cape Breton (not a huge difference)

"Winston Fitzgerald: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes"
Arranged and edited by Paul Steward Cranford
Cranford Publications, Cape Breton Island, 1997
ISBN: 0-9691181-7-1
http://www.cranfordpub.com/

Page 20, tune #50: "Bill Black’s Hornpipe" in G Major

"Bill Black’s Hornpipe" ~ the O’Neill collections ~ for Button 😉

"O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems"
"O’Neill’s Music of Ireland"

K: G Major
|: dc |
BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | BGBd gdBG | (3ABG (3FGE D2 dc |
BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | (3BdB GB (3AcA FA | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: Bc |
dcBA GBdg | e2 c2 c2 cd | edcB Acag | f2 dd d2 ef |
(3ggg ge (3fff fd | efge dcBA | (3BdB GB (3AcA FA | G2 G2 G2 :|

"Bill Black’s Hornpipe" ~ from O’Neill’s - with headers & \ ~ for Doc Dow’s Da

X: 2
T: Bill Black’s
B: "O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems", 1907, page 152, tune #886
B: "O’Neill’s Music of Ireland", 1903, page 312, tune #1678
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: GMaj
|: d>c |\
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: B>c |\
d>cB>A G>Bd>g | e2 c2 c2 c>d | e>dc>B A>ca>g | f2 d>d d2 e>f |
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d | e>fg>e d>cB>A | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|