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X:1 T:Castle Swien M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Plaintive", "Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2 (c. 1760) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d6|{de}f6|Te4 (d<B)|d4 (BA)|B4 (AF)|A4 (FE)|F4 (A<F)| (F2E2)D2|D6| {de}f6|Te4 (d<B)|d4 (B<A)|(f2e2)f2| A3B c2|d6::a4 (f<d)|e4 d2|d4 (ef)|a6|g4 (fa)|b4 a2| Tf3e d2|Te4 (d<B)|d4 (B<A)|d4 (B<A)|B4 (A<F)|A3B d2| d2e2 f>a|b4 (a/f/d)|=c4 (B<d)|A3B ^c2|d4::(d/e/)f4| (d/e/)f f4|Te3d B2|d4A2|(BA)F2B2|(AF)E2A2|F4 (A/F/)D| (F2E2)D2|D3E D2|(d/e/)f f4|Te3dB2|d3B A2|(ba)(ba)(ba)| Tf3e d2|(B2A2)B2|d6::(a/f/)d (e2d2)|(a/f/)d (e2d2)|d'4 Tb>a| a6|(g2f2)a2|b4 d'b|(af)(af)T(ed)|Te3d (e/d/)B|d3B (d/B/)A| TB3A (B/A/F)|(A2B2) d2|(e2f2)a2|b4 (a/f/)d|=c4 (B<d)|A3B ^c2|d6:|]

CASTLE SWIEN. Scottish, Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. Wikipedia:Castle_Sween is thought to be one of the earliest stone castles built in Scotland, having been built in the late 11th century by a chieftain of Irish descent called Suibhne Ruadh or Sweeney the Red. It guards the mouth of Loch Sween and is set upon a rocky knoll beside a sand beach facing south, in southern Knapdale, Argyll.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion), 1760; Book 2, p. 151 & Book 12, p. 151.

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