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X:1 T:Policeman, The M:6/8 L:1/8 S:William Hall Lister & Robert Lister music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent.) N:Lister also entered the tune in 'C' major on the same page (a somewhat confused version). O:Northumberland R:Jig Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d2d d2e|f2d a2f|d2d dcd|e2f gfe| d2d d2e|f2d a2f|b3 bab|e2f gfe|| a2a a2g|f2g a3|a2a a2g|e2f gfe| a2a a2g|f2g a3|b2b bab|e2f gfe||



POLICEMAN, THE. English, Jig. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears twice on the same page (in the key of 'C' and then in 'D') in the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of William Hall Lister and Robert Lister (East Bolden, Northumberland). The jig was printed under the title "Norah" at the end of the 19th century in New York in a medley of Irish jigs by Frank Harding.


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Printed sources : - Northumbrian Pipers Pocket Green Book, 1993.






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