The Famous Hornpipes in Triple Time of North West England with a Selection of Country Dance Tunes of the Baroque Era. Third edition.
1 Jan 2008
This is a collection of fiddle tunes from NeW England from old books and manuscripts up to around 1750.
This expanded version offers 250 tunes, all with chords.
There are many pictures, an introduction, notes on the tunes and sources, dances and suggestions about playing.
Many of these tunes are in 3/2 or 9/4 and are variation sets, sometimes mixed in with baroque music, showing a high degree of virtuosity.
He also included some country dance tunes from the same period.