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PEACOCK’S MARCH. English, March (4/4 time). England, Northumberland. G Major (Stokoe & Bruce): A Major (Cocks). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Peacock (b. circa 1754-1817) was a famous Northumbrian piper and composer of tunes at the turn of the 19th century (see note for “Peacock's Fancy (1)”).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cocks (Tutor for the Northumbrian Half-Long Bagpipes), 1925; No. 22, p. 13. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 180. Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 174.
Recorded sources: Fellside Records, Andy May - "The Yellow Haired Laddie" (2003). Real World Records, The Gathering - "The Gathering" (2012).
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Hear the tune played on Northumbrian smallpipes by Andy May on youtube.com