Annotation:Duke of Athole (1) (The)

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DUKE OF ATHOLE [1], THE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kerr): AAB (Athole, Gow). The air of the Irish song "Blacksmith and His Son (The)" resembles the first strain of "Duke of Athole (1)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Gow (Second Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1788; p. 28 (3rd ed.). Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 145, p. 17. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 54.

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