Biddlestone Hornpipe

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BIDDLESTONE HORNPIPE, THE. English, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Northumbrian piper Billy Pigg [1] (1902-1968). Biddlestone [2] is a hamlet in Coquetdale, Northumberland, where Pigg lived for a time. See also Pigg's "Jane of Biddlestone."

Billy Pigg

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 275, p. 165. Northumbrian Pipers' Second Tune Book, 1981; p. 16.

Recorded sources: Pauline Cato - "New Tyne Bridge." Topic 12TS445, The High Level Ranters - "Four in a Bar" (1979).

See also listing at:
See/hear the tune player by the Twaggart Band on [3] (preceded by "Noble Squire Dacre").

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