The Forth Brig hornpipe

By James Scott Skinner

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Forth Brig has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Forth Brig
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:B>c^c>d g>fe>d|c>d^d>e a>gf>e|f>c'b>a g>fe>f|(3gba (3gfe ~d2 dc|
B>c^c>d g>fe>d|c>d^d>e a>gf>e|f>c'b>a g>fe>f|1 (3gdb (3gdB G2 dc:|2 g2 b2 g2 B2||
|:b>gf>e ^d>fB>c'|b>ag>f e>fg>^g|a>fe>d ^c>eA>g|f>ed>^c d>^de>f|
g>dB>G F>G=F>G|E>Gc>e g>ed>c|B>c^c>d D>_E=E>F|1 (3GDB (3GDB, G,2 B2:|2 G2 [B2D2] [G2B,2] dc||
# Added by protz .

Two comments

This is from J.Scott Skinner, discovered on his dedicated site:

I’ve also found a clearer version on another site that I can’t find back for the moment, in spite of a long search.
Not that difficult to play ; the [c’]s are always performed with the fo(u)rth finger, with a short glissando towards the [b]s. At least, this is what was on the original sheets. However, the version here is a bit more friendly, with a 2x quicker feet.
I first made it for myself, and I think it’s now easier to read and work, then I post it simplified. Hope the ABCs are not so bad. 😉

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