Durang's Hornpipe

As played by Wilson Douglas from the West Virginia region

Hornpipe in D

From the Southern Appalachians Collection

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Recording of Wilson Douglas released on the album Wilson Douglas: Fiddle Tunes from Central West Virginia


This is a deceptively simple version of Durang’s Hornpipe from West Virginia fiddler Wilson Douglas. It utilizes a lot of sawstroke bowing. Be careful of sixteenth notes. Douglas played this at a very moderate tempo, so don’t rush it.

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Durang's Hornpipe

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