Lamshaw’s Fancy reel

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Lamshaw’s Fancy has been added to 2 tune sets.

Lamshaw's Fancy has been added to 11 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Lamshaw's Fancy
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
DD/G/ BG dG BG|EE/A/ cA eA cA|DD/G/ BG dG BG|B/c/d A3/2c/ BG G2:|
|:gd Bd Gd Bd|g/f/e/d/ ce Ae ce|g/f/e/d/ Bd Gd Bd|e/f/g d3/2c/ BG G2:|

Six comments

Lamshaw’s Fancy

A Northumbrian tune. Various sources suggest that William Lamshaw was a Morpeth innkeeper who also taught the notable Northumbrian piper John Peacock.

Re: Lamshaw’s Fancy

"Old" William Lamshaw has a beefy wikipedia entry. He was born about 1712, married in Morpeth in 1752 and was one of Morpeth Town Waits. From 1775 he was Piper to the Duchess of Northumberland - a post in which he was followed by "young" William Lamshaw, who might or might not have been his son.

Re: Lamshaw’s Fancy

On the High Level Ranters album, it sounds a bit more like a polka rather than a reel to me.

Re: Lamshaw’s Fancy

I’m told that it is meant to be played for rant dancing.