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X:1 T:Drumin [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey C:J. Scott Skinner Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D<(d d)>B A>FD>F | G>AB>A G/F/E/D/ C<E | D<(d d>)B A>FD>F | G/A/B/c/ d>A FDD :| || g | (f>ga).f dfAd | (g>ab).g egBe | (f>ga).f dfAd | .c/.B/.A/.^G/ Aa f<d [F>d] =g/ | (f>ga)f dfDd | (g>ab).g eg Ee | f/g/.a/.g/ .f/.e/.d/.c/ .d/.c/.B/.A/ .B/.A/.G/.F/ | .G/.A/.B/.c/ .d/.B/.A/.G/ F<D [A2D2] ||

DRUMIN [1]. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Scots fiddler-composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927). Skinner's handwritten note on his original manuscript [1] reads: "To W. Skinner Esq. Factor, Drumin, in whose possession lies one of Wm. Marshall's violins." William Marshall (1748-1833) of Fochabers, was the butler and steward of the Duke of Gordon, an inventor, mathemetician, clock maker, and skilled violinist and composer.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Skinner (The Scottish Violinist), 1900; p. 6. Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; p. 73.

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