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X: 1 T:Aboyne Castle [2] C:Peter Milne B:Fiddle Music of Scotland, Jas Hunter Z:Nigel Gatherer <> scots-l 2001-9-30 M:4/4 L:1/8 K:A C|A,>B,C>F E<CA,>c|d>B d/c/B/A/ B<GE<C|A,>B,C>F E<CA,>d| (3cde (3dcB c<AA>C|A,>B,C>F E<CA,>c|d>B d/c/B/A/ B<EG<B|A<EF>A E<CD>d| (3cde (3dcB c<AA>e|a>e d/c/B/A/ e<Ac>A|d>e d/c/B/A/ B<EG<B| a>e d/c/B/A/ e>Ac<A|B<b e/d/c/B/ c<AA>e|a>e d/c/B/A/ e>Ac>A| D<F C<E B,>E G<B|A>EF<A E>CD>d|cd/e/ d/c/B c<A A2|]

ABOYNE CASTLE (2). AKA and see "Marchioness of Huntly (3) (The)." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning. One part. Composed by Peter Milne, a Scottish fiddler (1824-1908), one of J. Scott Skinner’s teachers and, later, fiddling partner. Milne managed to make a living playing theater venues all over Scotland, but became addicted to opium in the drug laudanum, which he originally took as a pain-killer. Milne ended his life in reduced circumstances, busking on the ferry that crossed the Firth of Forth.

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Printed sources : - Hunter (The Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 138.

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