Farewell to the Creeks

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 Theme code Index    5345 3152
 Also known as    Banks of Sicily
 Composer/Core Source    Pipe Major James 'Pipie' Robertson
 Region    England, Scotland, United States
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Donna Hébert (Hines)
 Book/Manuscript title    Grumbling Old Woman (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1981
 Artist    Will Atkinson
 Title of recording    Ranting and Reeling: Dance Music of the north of England
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic TSCD 669
 Year recorded    1998
 Media    
 Score   ()   



X: 1
T: Farewell to the Creeks
R: jig-time pipe march
Z: John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
N: Scots Guards p.95 #188
N: The WWI ballad "Banks of Sicily" is based on this pipe march.
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: G
   g | d2B BAB | cde d2c | Bcd GBd | dcB A2g|
       d2B BAB | cde d2c | Bcd dcB | A3  G2 :|
   d | dBd gfg | ede cBc | Bcd GBd | dcB A2d|
       dBd gfg | ede cBc | Bcd dcB | A3  G2 ||
   d | dBd gfg | ede cBc | Bcd GBd | dcB A2g|
       d2B BAB | cde d2c | Bcd dcB | A3  G2 ||
|: A | Bz2 c3  | d2B BAG | c2e B2d | dcB A2G|
       Bz2 c3  | d2B BAG | Bcd dcB | A3  G2 :|
|: d | g2d e2g | d2e dBG | c2e B2d | dcB A2d|
       g2d e2g | d2e dBG | Bcd dcB | A3  G2 :|



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