Holey Ha'penny

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HOLEY HA'PENNY/HALFPENNY. English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Bruce & Stokoe): AABBCCDDEE (Raven). Michael Raven's 1984 version is taken from A Tutor for the Northumbrian Small-pipes, by J.W. Fenwick, published in the late 1800's. See also the similar and perhaps cognate jigs "Chorus Jig (3)" and "Kilfenora Jig (1)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 98. Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 170. Cocks (Tutor for the Northumbrian Half-Long Bagpipes), 1925; No. 14, p. 11.

Recorded sources: His Master's Voice HMV B 2952 (78 RPM), Tom Clough (1929)




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