Delvin House (3)

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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 his patron, 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.

See note for "Delvin House (1)" for more information.

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.

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

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