Dove Cot (The)

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DOVE COT, THE. Scottish, Air (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by the great Scots fiddler-composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), who called it variously a "marching air" or a "slow air or even song." A dove cot, sometimes called a 'doo'cot' in Scotland, is a birdhouse of varying sizes for keeping doves or pigeons.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Skinner (The Scottish Violinist), 1900; p. 30. Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; pp. 160-161.

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