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DUMFRIES-SHIRE HUNT (THE). Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Capt. Robert Riddell (1755–1794), of Glenriddell, appearing in his Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794), printed in Edinburgh by Johnson & Co. Riddell (sometimes spelled Riddel) was a frient and patron of Robert Burns from 1788 to 1793; they were “unco pack and thick thegither.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Riddell (Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes), 1794; p. 20.

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