Fisher's Hornpipe banjo tabs & chords

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  • Melodic Style

    Difficulty

    Here is a challenging arrangement that will give you new perspective on utilizing the thumb to pick in the melodic style.

    • Key D
    • 112 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    A Scruggs style arrangement in open D. Pairs wonderfully with the melodic style :)

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Single String Style

    Difficulty

    So it's not exactly what a fiddler would play, but it's close. Not the easiest arrangement, but it will sound great at whatever speed you play it. Use the slides to shift positions.

    • Key D
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Single String Style

More about Fisher's Hornpipe Banjo song

Here on Tunefox you’ll find 3 versions of Fisher's Hornpipe for banjo. The Scruggs style tablature will teach you how to play slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs. In the melodic arrangement of Fisher's Hornpipe, you’ll learn some fancy up-the-neck melodic work. The third variation of this song is a forward roll based-backup arrangement.

There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Fisher's Hornpipe tablatures, which can be used to personalize each arrangement into your liking. To change measure into different arrangement, just click on the "Original Measure" text above the measure and select a different lick. You can also click the "Shuffle licks" button at the bottom of the page to randomly change all of the licks in the tablature and create a wholly unique arrangement of this song.

There are a number of fantastic learning tools in Tunefox to help you memorize, learn by ear, and improve your speed. These special features are found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. The "Hide Notes" tool will hide a number of the notes in the tab so you can use your ears to learn parts of the melody of the Fisher's Hornpipe. Next, try out the "Memory Train" tool, which will hide more and more notes each time the song or measure loops. This will help get you off of the tab you’ve been working with so you can play it by memory. The "Speed Up" feature gradually speeds up the song so you can hone your technique and challenge yourself to go faster.

Each Tunefox banjo Fisher's Hornpipe tab contains real-sounding backing tracks. These backing tracks allow you to practice the arrangement you’re learning with with an entire band and you can change volume of the band, banjo and metronome to suit your liking.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Fisher's Hornpipe, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.