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WINDERMERE REGATTA. English, Reel. England, North-West. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The reel appears in the 1838 folio of Lake District musician William Irwin (1822-1889). Lake Windermere  is the largest natural lake in England and historically formed part of the border between Lancashire and Westmoreland (although today it is in Cumbria). It has been a favorte vacation region, paricularly with the construction of a rail line, finished in 1847.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Knowles (Northern Frisk), 1988; No. 59.