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FRANK GILRUTH [3]. Scottish, Reel. D Major (most versions): E Major (Henderson). Standard tuning. AB (Cranford, Hunter): AABB (Honeyman). The companion tune to version #2, also composed by Peter Milne (1824-1908). Hunter (1979) reports that Frank Gilruth (1853-1915) was a teacher of commerce at Dumfries Academy from 1882 until his death; he was born at Sanquhar, Gartly, Aberdeenshire.

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 145, p. 58. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935. Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 32. Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 258.

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