The Shepton Mallet hornpipe

Also known as The Shepton.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Shepton Mallet has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Shepton Mallet
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:D2|GABc d2 dB|c2 e2 d3 B|GABc d2 dB|c2 e2 A4|
GABc d2 dB|c2 e2 d3 B|GABc d2 dc|B2 G2 G2:|
|:d2|g2 g2 gagf|e2 c2 cdcB|A2 a2 abag|f2 d2 d2 ef|
gagf e2 ag|fgfe d2 ef|g2 B2 cedc|B2 G2 G2:|

One comment

The Shepton Mallet Hornpipe

Notwithstanding that it’s called a "hornpipe", this tune is normally played without any "swing".

- But of course, it could be.

I don’t know its origin - I first came across it back in the 1970s.