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Poor Auld Nellie

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Snook Smallpipes Halifax Poor Auld Nelli
Snook Smallpipes Halifax Poor Auld Nelli
Poor Auld Nellie
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As with Watch What You're Shooting, Jimmy Walls, we theorise that this tune also had lyrics. We are unsure as to who Nellie was. Further analysis forthcoming. 

NOTES ON THE PIECE

 

Northumbrian Smallpipe characteristic: 

 

Diatonic transpositions in bars 1-2 and 5-6 [blue boxes]

Snookish characteristics: 

Major 7th interval in bar 7 [orange boxes]

Ends on Supertonic (A or Rey) [purple circles]

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