Boney’s Retreat hornpipe

Also known as Boney’s Retreat March.

Boney's Retreat has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Boney's Retreat
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:D3 E F3 G|A2 d2 AGF2|GFE2 FED2|e2 d2 cA3|
D3 E F3 G|A2 d2 AGF2|e2 f2 gfe2|d4 d4:|
|:d2 e2 f2 g2|a2 f2 dB A2|d2 e2 f3 e|d2 c2 B2 A2|
d2 e2 f2 g2|a2 f2 d2 B2|A2 f2 gf e2|d4 d4:|

Three comments

Boney’s Retreat

Just another grand wee Fifing March which does not appear to be related to any other Bonaparte tune here ….. but I could be wrong. :-P

The Humours of Tullycrine:

https://thesession.org/tunes/980

…but that’s starting to clutch at straws. You can find a connection between The Trumpet Hornpipe and J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion if you try hard enough.