Berks of Plunketty

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BERKS OF PLUNKETTY, THE. Scottish, Strathspey. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. An interesting mistake in notation by Henry Playford (1700), who set the tune in 3/4 time. It is, however, a strathspey, and should be noted in dupple time. 'Berks' (or birks) are 'hills'.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Playford (A Collection of Original Scotch Tunes), 1700; No. 11, p. 5.

Recorded sources:




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