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ARCHIE'S FANCY. English, Air or Waltz (3/4 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Northumbrian small-piper Billy Pigg (1902-1968), named in honor of Archie Dagg. Dagg, a farmer and maker of small-pipes, was a member of the concert band The Border Minstrels, and composed “Elsie's/Elsey's Waltz.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 83. Lerwick (The Kilted Fiddler), 1985; p. 59. Northumbrian Pipers' Tunebook, 1985; p. 46.

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