Dean Brig Reel (The)

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DEAN BRIG REEL, THE. Scottish, Reel. E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Peter Milne (1824-1908), originally appearing in his Selection of Strathspeys, Reels (1870). It also appears in Middleton's Collection. Milne was known as the 'Tarland Minstrel', and was so enamoured of his craft that he once said, "I was that fond o' my fiddle, I could sit inside it and look oot."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 44. Milne (Middleton's Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 34.

Recorded sources: Beltona Bel 2097 (78 RPM), George F. Davie (1934).




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