Annotation:Duchess of Hamilton's Delight

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X: 1 T:Forrest [sic], The T:Duchess of Hamilton's Delight M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:"Irish" B:Gow - 2nd Collection of Niel Gow's Reels, 3rd ed., pg. 6� (1788) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (DED) T(FEF)|d2d def|(DED) TF2G|AFD TE2D|DED TFEF| d2d d2e|fdc TB>cd|1 AFD E2D:|2 AGF EFA||:B>cB TBAF| A>BA AFA|B>cB TBAF|{B}AGF EFG|B>cB TBAF| AFG ABc|1 dfe dcB|{B}AGF EFA:|2 def efd|ABG FGE||

DUCHESS OF HAMILTON'S DELIGHT. AKA and see "Forest (The)," "Forrest." Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The melody also appears in an anonymous late 18th century music manuscript housed in the British Museum, where the tune is given as "Forest, or the Duchess of Hamilton's Delight."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; p. 96, No. 163. Gow (Second Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1788; p. 6.

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