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 Theme code Index    51H54 4721H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Robert Whinham
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Northumbrian/Borders
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Graham Dixon
 Book/Manuscript title    Remember Me
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1995
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BARRINGTON POLKA. English, Polka. England, Northumberland. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Composed by musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler Robert Whinham (1814-1893), originally from Morpeth. Dixon (1995) notes that Barrington Colliery was in the area of Ashington, Northumberland.

Source for notated version: the 19th century R. Davidson manuscript, in the Beamish Museum [Dixon].

Printed source: Dixon (Remember Me), 1995; p. 42.