Annotation:Wigan's Wind Mill

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X:1 T:Wigan's Wind Mill M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 647) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g(g/a/) b/g/d/g/|e(e/f/) g/d/B/d/|c/B/A/G/ e/d/c/B/|(c'/b/).a/.g/ (g/f/).e/.d/| g(g/a/) b/g/d/g/|(e/d/).c/.B/ Aa/b/|c'/e/f/g/ g/f/e/d/|(g/b/)a/f/ g2:| |:b(b/c'/) d'/b/g/b/|aa/b/ c'/a/d/a/|b/a/g/f/ e/d/c/B/|A/G/F/E/ D/F/A/c/| B(B/c/) d/B/d/g/|c(c/d/) e/c/e/a/|f/g/a/b/ c'/a/f/g/|(d/c/)B/A/ G2:|]

WIGAN'S WIND MILL. AKA and see "Wigginton's Wind Mill." Irish, Reel (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was entered into the large c. 1850 music manuscript collection of Manchester, England, musician biography:John Roose as "Wigginton's Wind Mill.

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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882, p. 647. Elias Howe (Howe’s 500 Irish Melodies Ancient and Modern), Boston, c. 1880; p. (a collection of Irish tunes from previous Howe publications, plus 200 tunes from P.M. Joyce’s 1873 Ancient Irish Music). Neil Stewart (A Select Collection of Scots English Irish and Foreign Airs Jiggs & Marches), c. 1788; Part 3, p. 136.

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