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X:1 % T:Keswick Jigg M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 191) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C f|ecgc ec e/f/g/e/|fdad fd f/g/a/f/|ecgc ec e/f/g/e/|A/B/c/A/ B/c/d/B/ cc':| |:AcEA AB B/c/d/B/|AcEc GcEc|FcEc Dc B/c/d/B/|A/B/c/A/ B/c/d/B/ c2 a2:| |:gegc gegc|afad afad|gegc gegc|A/B/c/A/ B/c/d/B/ c2 c'2:| |:ecBc (3GAB cG|EC cE FDdF|(3GAB c2 acgc|A/B/c/A/ B/c/d/B/ c2 c'2:|]



KESWICK JIGG. English, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The reel was entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria. It is perhaps a local tune, as Keswick, Cumbria, is a market town in northwest England’s Lake District.

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