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Johnny Cope (sheet music)

This tune was written in 1745 soon after the battle of Prestonpans. It has been ascribed to Adam Skirving, a farmer who lived near the battlefield. It is still very popular to this day as a bagpipe tune and song.

Details

Instruments:
Bagpipe/small pipes
Key:
D major
Arrangers:
Dougie Pincock
Time signature:
2/4
Articulations:
Bagpipe notation
Tune Types:
Reel
Composers:
Traditional
Origin:
Scottish
Level:
Intermediate
Tempo:
Crotchet = 104
Date:
18th Century
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