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X:1 T:Captain Fife M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F2 F>A c>dc>A|B>GA>F G>FD>G|F>CD>B, A,>B,C>B|A>F cB/A/ G2F2:| c<f f2 d<fc<f|A>cf>a g<d d2|c<f f2 d>fB>d|c>F cB/A/ G2F2| c<f f2 d>fc>f|A>cf>a g>d d2|C>FA,>F C>F f>d|c>F cB/A/ G2F2||

CAPTAIN FIFE. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody first appears in print in Charles Duff's 1792 collection.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music), vol. 1, 1891; p. 36. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 238.

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