Porteous's Farewell to Whisky

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X:1 % T:Porteous's Farewell to Whisky C:James Porteous (Annandale, 1762-1847) M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 223) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G {f}g|:{e}d>BG>g (e/d/).c/.B/ d>g|d>Bg>B (b/a/).g/.f/ g>b|{e}d>BG>g (e/d/).c/.B/ d>g| e>gd>B A>Bc{b}g|{e}d>BG>g (e/d/).c/.B/ d>g|d>Bg>B b/a/g/f/ g>b| d>BG>g (e/d/).c/.B/ d>g|e>gd>B A>Bc||e|d>Bg>B dB BB/c/| d>Bg>B (b/a/).g/.f/ g>b|d>Bg>B b>Bg>B|(3efg (3dcB A>Bc>e| d>Bg>B d>B BB/c/|d>Bg>B (b/a/).g/.f/ g>b|(3bag (3fed (3ced (3cBA|(3Bdc (3BAG (3Bcd (3efg||



POPRTEOUS'S FAREWELL TO WHISKY. AKA "James Porteous's Farewell to Whisky." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Annandale fiddler-composer James Porteous (1762-1847). The melody was entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria (p. 223), and also into the music copybook of Lake District musician William Irwin.

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