Cambo March (The)

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CAMBO MARCH, THE. English, March. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFF. Composed by musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler Robert Whinham (1814-1893), originally from Morpeth. Dixon (1995) explains that Cambo is an estate village associated with nearby Wallington Hall, on of the 'Great Houses' of Northumberland.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the S.P. Liddell manuscript, dated 1879, along with a reconstruction of piper Billy Pigg's version by Colin Ross [Dixon].

Printed sources : - Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 41.

Recorded sources: -Border Keep BK15, Neil Smith - "The Legendary Neil Smith." EAR 016-2, Dieth Davidson & Neil Smith - "Big Men - Small Pipes." Topic 12TS283, Ned Pearson - "Holey Ha'Penny." Topic TSCD 669, Ned Pearson (et al) - "Ranting and Reeling: Dance Music of the north of England" (1998. Fiddler Pearson was born c. 1875 at Cambo, near Morpeth, Northumberland).



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