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DICK A DOLLIS. AKA and see "Lady Jane Stuart's Rant," "Steward’s Rant," "Stewart's Rant," "Stuart's Rant," "Was Yow at the Wedding." Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian (Playford): A Major (Wright). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune was published by Henry Playford in his Collection of Original Scotch-Tunes, Full of the Highland Humours, printed in London in 1700 (p. 9). It subsequently appeared, almost note for note (save in major, rather than mixolydian, mode) in Daniel Wright's Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 51). A later version called "Was Yow at the Wedding" was printed in Joshua Campbell’s 1778 collection (p. 22).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Playford (A Collection of Original Scotch-Tunes), 1700; No. 21, p. 9. Wright (Aria di Camera), 1727; No. 51.

Recorded sources:




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