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X:1 T:Delvin House [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:MacDonald - 3rd Collection of Strathspey Reels (c. 1792) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e3 ecA | F2 F TF2E | FGA ECA, | B,2B, B,2A, | e3 ecA | F2F F2E | FGA ECA, | B,3 A,3 :| |: (e3 e)cA | (f3 f)ga | e2(e e)cA | GBB TB3 | e2(e e)cA | (f3 f)ga | efe edc | TB3 A3 :||

DELVIN HOUSE [3]. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in the 3rd collection of Malcolm MacDonald of Dunkeld, a volume dedicated to Miss Drummond of Perth. It also was printed in John and Andrew Gow's A Collection of Slow Airs, Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1795). Andrew (1760-1803) and younger brother John (1764-1826) established a publishing business in London in 1788 and were the English distributors for the Gow family musical publications.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - John & Andrew Gow's Collection (c. 1792) [S. Johnson].

Printed sources : - John Gow (A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, Strathspeys and Reels), London, c. 1804; p. 1. S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 22. MacDonald (A Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1792; p. 12.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1].

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