Annotation:Flee Over the Water

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FLEE OVER THE WATER. Scottish, Reel ("Slowish"). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Unusual part structure, with each part having twelve measures rather than the more typical sixteen. The title appears to be a reference Scotland and Ireland's Wild Geese (Jacobean expatriots).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 255. Gow (The First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 30.

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