Merry Andrew hornpipe

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Merry Andrew has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Merry Andrew
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:D2|G2 G2 dBAG|c2 c2 c2 BA|G2 G2 cBAG|d2 d2 d4|
G2 G2 cBAG|c2 d2 e2 d2|efge fgaf|g2 g2 g2:|
|:z2|g2 ga gfed|c2 c2 c4|a2 ab agfe|d2 d2 d4|
g2 ga gfed|c2 d2 e2 d2|efge fgaf|g2 g2 g2:|

One comment

Merry Andrew

I’ve submitted it as a hornpipe, but it’s actually played with little or no swing.

Heavy emphasis on the first beat of each bar, with a somewhat less heavy emphasis on the third beat of each bar.

In other words, more a of "rant" tune - "rant" being a tune type (and associated dance) originating in NE England and the Scottish borders.