Annotation:Master Erskine's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Master Erskine's Hornpipe M:C L:1/8 R:Hornpipe C:Niel Gow (1727-1807) B:Gow - Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels (1800) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C c|.G(cB).c .E(cB).c|(ec)(gc) (ac)(gc)|.G(cB).c .E(cB).c|e2d2 d4| .G(cB).c .E(cB).c|(ec)(gc) (ac)(gc)|GcBd cagf|e2c2c3:| |:e|(ga).g.f (ef).e.d|(cd).c.B (AG).F.E|(EG).c.G (EF).G.E|F2D2 D3f| (ga).g.f (ef)ed|(cd).c.B AGFE|(EG)cG Fagf|e2c2c3:|]

MASTER ERSKINE. AKA and see "Gipsy Hornpipe," "Gypsy Hornpipe (8)." Scottish, Hornpipe. C Major (Gow, Köhler): D Major (Anderson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Niel Gow (1727-1807). "Master Erskine" also appears in the 1831-1839 music manuscript copybook of James Webster, a musician from Alehouse Hill, Brucklay, New Deer, Aberdeenshire (from the collection of J. Murdoch Henderson, now in the possession of the University of Aberdeen). A version as an untitled hornpipe (No. 1069) can be found in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Manchester, England, musician biography:John Roose.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 579. Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; pp. 26-27. Laybourn (Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 3), 1885; p. 288.

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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