Eals for Ever
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EALS FOR EVER. English, Hornpipe. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Robert Whinham (1814-1893), a musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler, originally from Morpeth. Graham Dixon (1995) notes that Eals is a hamlet on the banks of the South River Tyne, between Alston and Haltwhistle, Northumberland.
Source for notated version: an un-attributed 19th century manuscript in the Beamish Museum [Dixon].
Printed sources: Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 38.