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CASTLE SPYNIE. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1842-1927). Castle Spynie is an ancient ruin of a fort or broch situated on the top of a bare rock some 800 ft. above sea level in the Parish of Kirkhill, west of Moniack, Inverness-shire. The walls are 14 ft. thick and are made of undressed stones with no mortar.