Annotation:Keswick Bonny Lasses

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X: 1 T:Keswick Bonny Lasses Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 S:Wm Irwin, 1838 MS, no. 9. AGG's transcription R:Hornpipe O:England A:Lake District N:A.G.G writes "these alternatives are my own", presumably meaning that N:Irwin has a different conclusion to the B music. CGP. Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:D (3ABc|d2fe dcBA|Bcdc BAGF|\ G2BA GFED|C2A,2 A,2(3ABc|! d2fe dcBA|Bcdc BAGF|GABc dABG|F2D2 D2:|! |:AG|FDFA dAGF|GEGB ecAF|\ FDFA dAGF|G2E2 E2(3ABc|! d2fe dcBA|Bcdc BAGF|GABc dABG|F2D2 D2:|

KESWICK BONNY LASSES. English, Hornpipe (cut time). England, Lakeland district. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is contained in the c. 1838 music manuscript collection of fiddler William Irwin [1] (1822-1889), from Langdale in the Lake District. Irwin's first professional gig was at the Grapes Inn, Keswick, on May 18, 1839 [Greg Stephens].

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Greg Stephens [Knowles]; William Irwin music manuscript collection (Cumbria) [Offord].

Printed sources : - Knowles (A Northern Lass), 1995; p. 42. Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 49.

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