Leburn's Highland Bagpipe

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X:1 T:Bagpipe [1], The C:"Mr. Leburn" N:Amateur musician and composer Alexander Leburn (1767-1836) N:was born and died in Auchtermuchty, Fife. M:C L:1/16 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 4 (1844–1845, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e2|a3ga3f ec3c3e|B3cd3e f4 (f2g2)|a3ga3f e3cc3e|{c}B3ABc3 A4 A2:| d2|{d}c3Bcd3 ce3e3a|(f3e)fa3 {f}e4 (e2d2)|cf3f3a ec3c3e|{c}B3ABc3 A4 (A2d2)| {d}c3Bcd3 ce3e3a|f3efa3 {f}e4 e2d2|cf3f3a ec3c3e|B3f agfg a4 a2|| |:d2|c3dcB3 AF3TF4|cf3f3e f4 f2a2|c3dcB3 AF3 TF4|a3fge3 {g}f4 f2:| |:c|cf3 ~f4 cf3 ~f4|af3 ~f4 eB3 ~B4|cf3 ~f4 cf3fg3|{fg}a3fg3e f4 f2:|]

LEBURN'S HIGHLAND BAGPIPE. AKA - "Bagpipe (1) (The)." AKA and see "Merry Bagpiper (The)." Scottish, Highland Schottische (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCCDD (Lowe): AABBCCDD (Milne): AABBCCDD' (Skinner). The melody was composed by Alexander Leburn (1767-1836) of Auchtermuchty, Fife. Set as a reel, it was entered into the music manuscript collection of County Cork uilleann piper James Goodman as "Merry Bagpiper (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 4), 1844–1845; p. 3. Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 35. Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; p. 98.

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