BB's webABC Library
"New and Complete Instructions for the Union Pipes"
(S.T. Colclough; Dublin 1820)
source: "Irish Music Collections Online" (Na Piobairi Uilleann, Dublin) 

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Some tunes in the source have been omitted from this file. The list of omissions
is at the end of the file.
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X:3
T:Burns' Farewell (h)
B:NCIUP.21b
03burns_f
L:1/8
N:This is the tune of the song "Parting Glass"
M:4/4
R:hornpipe
Q:300
K:C
ed|c2A2 A2GA|c2c2 d2cd|e2e2 efed|e2A2 G2ed|
c2A2 A2GA|c2c2 d2cd|e2a2 gede|c2A2 A2:|
ef|g2g2 gbc'a|g2g2 g2de|f2e2 d2c2|e2A2 G2ed|
c2A2 A2GA|c2c2d2 cd|e2a2 gede|c2A2 A2:|

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X:4
T:Colclough's (h)
B:NCIUP.19e
04colc
L:1/16
M:2/4
R:hornpipe
Q:300
K:G
GA|B2G2 GABc|dBcA G2Bc|dBgf edcB|c2A2 A2GA|
"5"B2G2 GABc|dBcA Gedc|BdBG AcAF|G2G2G2:|
(3def|"9"gdBd gbag|afdf egfe|dBcA Bdeg|f2d2d2 ef|
"13"gdBg dcge|dBGB cAec|ecdB cAGF|G2G2G2:|
dc|"17"BGdG BGdG|cAeA cAeA|BGdG BGdB|AGFE D2GA|
"21"BGdG BGdG|cAeA cAea|gfge dBcA|G2G2G2:|

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X:2
T:Black Rock (sj)
B:NCIUP.15e
02black
L:1/8
M:9/8
R:slip jig
Q:300
K:G
e2f d2e c2A|B2e e2A Bcd|
e2f d2e c2A|B2G G2A Bcd:|
c2A ABA c2A|B2e e2A Bcd|
c2A ABA c2A|B2G G2A Bcd:|

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X:1
T:Aldridge's (h)
B:NCIUP.15b
01aldr
L:1/8
M:4/4
R:hornpipe
Q:300
K:G
zD|G2G2 GABc|dBcA GBAG|A2A2 Afed|cBAG FAFD|
G2G2 GABc|dBcA Ggfe|fafd egec|d2d2d2:|
zB|A2A2 Afed|cBAG FAFD|d2d2 d2 ef|gedc BdBG|
e2e2 egfe|d2d2 dedc|ecdB cAGF|G2G2G2:|

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X:17 
T:Munster Rake (sj)
B:NCIUP.20b
17munst_r
L:1/8
M:9/8
R:slip jig
Q:300
K:G
D/E/|G/A/BG AGE EDE|G/A/BG AGF c2e|
dBG AGE EDE|G/A/BG AGE G2:|
e|dBG GAG e/f/ge|dBG G/A/BG A2e|
[1 dBG GAG e/f/ge|dBG AGE G2:|
[2 def gdB AGE|G/A/BG AGE G3|]

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X:11
T:LaFlora Hornpipe
B:NCIUP.14c
11La_flora
L:1/16
M:2/4
R:hornpipe
Q:260
K:G
Bc|dBcA Ggfe|eddd d2cB|Aced cBAG|AGFE D2Bc|
dBcA Ggff|eddd dgec|dBcA BGAF|G2B2G2:|
cB|BAAA A2Bc|eddd dgec|BAAA A2Bc|eddd d2ba|
gbfa egdf|ceBd AcGB|A2A2 AGAB|G2B2G2:|

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X:12
T:Life Let Us Cherish (j)
B:NCIUP.14a
12life
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:G
z|B3 cBc|d2g g2z|G3 AGA|BcB A2z|
B3 cBc|d2g g2z|B3 AGA|G3 G2:|
d|e2c g2g|B2G g2g|ded dcB|B3 A2z|
[1 B3 cBc|d2g g2z|G3 AGA|BcB A2:|
[2 B3 cBc|d2g g2z|B3 AGA|G3-G3||

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X:15
T:Miller of Drone + (h)
B:NCIUP.15a
15mill_d
N:Note the 8/16 measure structure.
L:1/8
M:2/4
R:hornpipe
Q:160
K:G
B/A/|GEE>G|DB,B,>D|G>EE>F|G>AB>A|
GEE>G|DB,B,>D|G>AB>A|G2 G:|
B/c/|d>BB>g|d<BB<G|d>BB>g|d3e|
d>BB>g|d<BB<G|cA c/B/A/G/|E3 B/c/|
d>BB>g|d<BB<G|d>BB>g|d2 (3def|
(3gfe (3def| (3gfe (3dcB|c>AB>G|E3:|
= = =
P:simplified version in 4/4
M:C
Q:260
B/A/|GEEG DB,B,D|GEEF GABA|GEEG DB,B,D|GABA G2G:|
B/c/|dBBg dBBG|dBBg d3e|dBBg dBBG|cAcG E3 B/c/|
dBBg dBBG|dBBg d2 (3def|gedf gedB|cABG E3:|

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X:18
T:New May Moon (j) %
B:NCIUP.15c
18new_may
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:D
A|d2d d2A|B2A A2A|d2d ede|f2d d2f|
g2g f2f|efd cBA|BAG FGA|B2A A2:|
B/c/|d2A d2A|B2A A2A|ded efg|f2d d2 e/f/|
gag fgf|efd cBA|BAG FGA|B2A A2:|

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X:14
T:Lord Moira's Welcome to Scotland + (h)
B:NCIUP.15d
14lord_m
N:This is in cut time in the source, so it probably
is more like a strathspey than a march
M:C
R:hornpipe
Q:240
K:G
GGGG Gdd2|cABG AGFD|GGGG Gdd2|egfa gagb:|
"5"ggbg agfd|eege dcBG|ggbg agfd|egfa g2gb|
"9"c'abg ageg|ecgB cA/G/AB|GG GG cee2|dgfa gag||
c|"13"BGdG ecdg|BGdG ABcd|BGdG ecdg|egfa gagb|
"17"gbgb fad2|eege dcBG|(3gab (3gab (3fga d2|egfa g3a/b/|
"21"ac'gb eaBG|dcBG AGFD|(3GAB (3ABc (3Bcd (3cde|dgbg g4|]
= = =
P:simplified version in D
Q:280
K:D
D2DE DAA2|GEFD EDCA,|D2DE DAA2|Bdce ded|
%B
"5"d2fd edcA|B2dB AGFD|d2fd edcA|Bdce d2df|
"9"gefd edBd|BGdF GE/D/EF|D2DE GBB2|Adce ded||
%C
G|"13"FDAD BGAd|FDAD EFGA|FDAD BGAd|Bdce dedf|
"17"dfdf ceA2|B2dB AGFD|dfdf ceA2|Bdce d3e/f/|
"21"egdf BeFD|AGFD EDCA,|DFEG FAGB|Adfe d4|]

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X:16 
T:Miss Forbes' Farewell (m)
B:NCIUP.16b
16miss_f
L:1/16
N:I replaced |f| in measure 2 with |e| (as in measure 6).
M:2/4
R:polka
Q:200
K:G
GA|B3d cBAG|B2d2 e3g|d3e dBAG|B2A2 A2GA|
B3d cBAG|B2d2 e3g|d3e dBAG|B2G2 G2:|
d2|gfga gfed|efge d4|Bded cBAG|B2A2 A2d2|
gfga gfed|efge g2e2|d3e dcBA|B2G2 G2:|

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X:13 
T:Lord Cathcart (j)
B:NCIUP.16c
13lord_c
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:G
D|DGB d2d|dcB A2c|BGd cAe|G3 F2D|
"5"DGB d2d|dcB A2c|dBG cAF|A3 G2:|
%B
d|"9"def gdg|gfe d2d|ecB Ace|G3 F2G|
"13"ABc def|B3 g2g|fed ^cde|d3 def|
%C
"17"gdB GBd|dcB A2c|BGd cAe|G3 F2D|
"21"DGB dDd|dcB A2c|dBG cAF|A3 G3||

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X:5
T:College Hornpipe
B:NCIUP.17a
05coll_H
N:This might remind you of "Jack's the Lad" ("Sailor's Hornpipe -
Popeye Theme Song")
L:1/8
M:4/4
R:hornpipe
Q:300
K:D
(3gfe|d2D2 D2AG|FAdd d2 (3fed|e2E2 E2AG|FAdf a3f|
gfga bagf|gfac dcBA|Bdce dfeg|f2d2 d2:|
AG|FAdA FAdA|B2G2 G2ed|cded cded|c2A2 A2df|
gfga bagf|gfac dcBA|Bdce dfeg|f2d2 d2:|

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X:10
T:Highland Fabrick (j)
B:NCIUP.17b
10high_f
N:This is an expanded version of "Hundred Pipers"
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:G
c|d3 dBG|dBG ABc|d3 dBG|ABc B2c|
"5"d3 dBG|dBG ABc|Bgd edc|BcA G2:|
B/A/|"9"GBd GBd|Gce Gce|GBd GBd|ABc B2c|
"13"d3 dBG|dBG ABc|Bgd edc|BcA G2:|
%17-20 omit
G/A/|"21"BGB BGB|cAc cAc|BGB BGB|BGB A2G/A/|
"25"BGB BGB|cAc cAc|Bgd edc|BcA G2:|
B/c/|"29"d2G B2G|d2G B2G|d2G B2G|ABc B2B/c/|
"33"d2G B2G|d2G B2G|Bgd edc|BcA G2:|
(3d/e/f/|"37"gdd d2c|gdd d2c|gdd dcB|ABc B2 (3d/e/f/|
"41"gdd gdd|ecc d2c|Bgd edc|BcA G2:|

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X:21 
T:Union Pipe Grand March
B:NCIUP.17c1
21union_pgm
L:1/8
M:C
R:march
Q:240
K:G
B>A|G2G>G G2D>G|B2B>B B2G>B|d2d>d dgdB|Add>d d2zD|
G2G>G G2D>G|B2B>B B2G>B|d2d>d dgdB|G2G>G G2:|
B>c|d2d>d dgdB|G2G>G G2B>d|e2e>e eaec|A2A>A A2G>A|
B2B>B cBAG|D2D>D DABc|d>gg>g gdBd|G2G>G G2:|

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X:22
T:Union Pipe Quick Step
B:NCIUP.17c2
22union_pqs
L:1/16
M:2/4
R:polka
Q:320
K:G
D2|G2GG B2BB|d2dd d2gg|dgBg dgbg|agab a2BA|
G2GG B2BB|d2dd defg|dgbg agab|c'agf g2:|
Bc|d2dd d^cde|d2dd d^cde|defg edcB|AGAB A2Bc|
d2dd d^cde|d2dd defg|edcB AGAB|G2B2G2:|

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X:6
T:Dainty Davy (r)
B:NCIUP.18a1
06dain_d_R
N:This reel setting is based on Colclough's variation 2.
L:1/8
M:4/4
R:reel
Q:360
K:G
(3d/e/f/|gdec BcBA|GEDE G2FE|DGBG DGBG|DGBG B2df|
gdec BcBA|GFED E2Bd|efga bagf|e4 g3:|
d|gdBd gdBd|gdBd gbag|fdAd fdAd|fdAd fagf|
gfgd gbag|fe^de fagf|efga bagf|e4 g3:|

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X:07
T:Dainty Davy (j)
B:NCIUP.18a2
07dain_d_J
N:This jig setting is based on Colclough's variation 3.
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:G
g|dcB BAB|AGF G2D|GBd BdB|GBd B2g|
dcB BAB|AGF G2A|Bdg agf|e3 g2:|
d|gab gab|abc' bag|fga dfa|gab agf|
gbg faf|ege fed|efg agf|e3 g2:|

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X:8
T:Flowers of Edinburgh (h)
B:NCIUP.18b
08flow_ed
L:1/8
M:C
R:hornpipe
Q:300
K:G
GE|D2D>E G3A|BGBd cBAG|FGEF DEFG|AFdF E3F|
D2DE G3A|BGBd efge|dcBA GFGA|B2G2 G2:|
zd|g3a gbag|fgab gfed|efge dcBA|B2e2 e2fg|
dBGB d2cB|edef g2fe|dcBA GFGA|B2G2 G2:|

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X:9
T:Granah Weale (j)
B:NCIUP.18c
09gran_w
N:This version is adapted from Colclough's "florid" setting.
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:Gm
B/c/|d>=ed cAF|DGG G2A/B/|cBd cAG|FD=E F2=e/g/|
fgd cBA|d=ef a2a/g/|fdf dAF|G2G G2:|
d/^f/|gdB g=ec|G2G G(3cd=e|fcA fcA|F2F F2G/A/|
BDD cDD|d=ef g2a/g/|f=ef dAF|G2G G2:|
= = =
P:version in Em
K:Em
G/A/|B>^cB AFD|B,EE E2F/G/|AGB AFE|DB,^C D2^c/e/|
deB AGF|B^cd f2f/e/|dBd BFD|E2E E2:|
B/^d/|eBG e^cA|E2E E(3AB^c|dAF dAF|D2D D2E/F/|
GB,B, AB,B,|B^cd e2f/e/|d^cd BFD|E2E E2:|

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X:19
T:Rakes of Westmeath (sj)
B:NCIUP.19c
19rakes_w
M:9/8
R:slip jig
Q:320
K:D
F/G/|A2d FDF EGE|A2d FDF G2E|
dAG FDF EGE|=c2E EFE G2:|
E|d2d fed ecA|d2d fed g2e|
d2d fed ecA|=cGE EFE G2:|
E|ABc dAG FDF|ABc dAF G2E|
ABc dAG FDF|=c2E E/F/GE G2:|

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X:20 
T:Scots Came o'r the Borders (j)
B:NCIUP.21a
20scots
N:This version is based on Colclough's variation.
L:1/8
M:6/8
R:jig
Q:320
K:D
DFA DFA|dfe d2A|DGB DGB|def e2d|
DFA DFA|def d2A|BdB AFA|d2F FED:|
dfa dfa|baf fed|daf a2f|def e2d|
dfa dfa|baf fed|dBB AFA|d2F FED:|

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Tunes omitted:
Old Towler - NCIUP19a
Bob & Joan - NCIUP19b
Llewellyn - NCIUP19d
Gramachree - NCIUP20a (no B part)
Maggie Lawder - NCIUP20c