Annotation:Briggham Hornpipe

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X: 1 T:Briggham Hornpipe M:C L:1/8 C:"by W. Irwin" S:Wm Irwin, Folio MS, c. 1850, no. 52. AGG's Transcription R:Hornpipe O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:F c/d/e|fefc abag|fefd cfcA|BABG dBGF|((3EFG) ((3FED) C2c/d/e|! fefc abag|fefd cfcA|BGdB AGFE|G2F2 F2:|! |:EF|G^FGA BAdc|Ac^fc afcA|Bbca BgAf|((3efg) ((3fed) ((3cdc) ((3BAG)|! FAcA fcaf|Bdge bgec|fcdB AGFE|G2F2 F2:|]

BRIGGHAM HORNPIPE. English, Hornpipe (cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A hornpipe from the c. 1850 music manuscript collection of Lake District fiddler William Irwin (1822-1889), in which the author attributes it to himself. See Greg Stephen's well-researched article "A Really First-Rate Country Fiddler" for more on Irwin [1]. Brigham, Cumbria, is a village near the town of Cockermouth, notable for its Norman church, St. Bridgets, and the fact that it was the birthplace of Fletcher Christian of Mutiny on the Bounty fame.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Irwin music manuscript collection (c. 1850, Lake District, Cumbria) [Offord].

Printed sources : - Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 18. John Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 44.

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