One O'Clock Cannon

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ONE O'CLOCK CANNON, THE. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. A Scottish country dance and tune written and composed by Ian Brockbank. The tune was composed in 1994, with the title commemorating the firing of the cannon from Edinburgh Castle, daily at 1PM. "The One O'Clock Canon" is the name of the dance (note spelling change) is the name of Brockbank's 64-bar country dance, in which the new top couple start their motion at 32 bars, while the previous couple continue.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Dunedin Dances Book 4 [1]

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
See the dance performed by the Nottingham SCD branch on youtube.com [2]




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