Forth Bridge (1) (The)

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FORTH BRIDGE [1], THE. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A strathspey and reel set composed by Williamson Blyth (1821-1897) in celebration of the 1890 opening of the cantilever bridge designed by Sir Benjamin Baker (which cost 3,200,000 pounds at the time). See also Blyth's companion reel at "Forth Bridge (2) (The)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 97.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1].

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