Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection

Rant, or West End Hornpipe, or Astley's Ride

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  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0007005 (copy of C903/12)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Northumberland)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England, UK

  • Performance occasion

    Alnwick Gathering

  • Recordist

    Leader, Bill

  • Description

    Item note: preceded by MC announcement and the band warming up, followed by general conversation. Notes in Bill Leader's hand on the inside of the box describe these pieces as "Aunty mary had a canary / Cock of the north". Last tune of the night. Performer's note: described on an earlier tape as a non-rehersed [pick-up] band.

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