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REMEMBER ME HORNPIPE. AKA – “Carrycoats Hall.” English, Hornpipe. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular Northumbrian tune composed by Robert Whinham (1814-1893), a musician, fiddler, dancing master, teacher and composer originally from Morpeth. Dixon (1995) notes that the tune given by Hall & Stafford was compressed in the 3rd bar to accommodate the range of the Northumbrian pipe chanter.

Source for notated version: the 20th century T. Carruthers manuscript (Beamish Museum), where the tune is called “Carrycoats Hall” [Dixon].

Printed sources: Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 16. Hall & Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 40.

Recorded sources: Black Crow CRO220, Kathryn Tickell – “Common Ground.” EAR015-2, Keith Davidson & Neil Smith – “Big Men – Small Pipes.” FROOT 001, Kathryn Tickell & Rory McLeod (et al) – “Square Roots.” NMW1024, Joe Hutton – “Of Coquetdale.” PCCD001, Pauline Cato – “The Wansbeck Piper.” Topic 12TS227, George Atkinson (et al) – “Wild Hills o’ Wannies.” Topic 12TS371, Allistair Anderson – “Corby Craig.”

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