Duncan on the Plainstones
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DUNCAN ON THE PLAINSTONES (Elgin). Scottish, Reel. D Major/ D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Carlin): AAB (Skye). Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1848-1927). Perhaps the title refers to a Scottish dancer. Skinner himself was a dancing master in his younger days.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; p. 74, No. 114. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 56.
Recorded sources: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation LM470, Buddy MacMaster & Winnie Chafe - "Atlantic Fiddling" (1979).
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index