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X:1 T:Huntingtone Castle M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air K:Edor B,|E>FE G2A|B2A F>ED|E>FE G2A|B>AB d2e| f>ed B>dB|ABA F>ED|E>FE G>AB|A>GF E2:| |:d|e>fe d>cB|A>BA F>ED|Eee e>fg|fe^d e2f| g>af e>fd|B>dA F>ED|E>FE G>AB|AGF E2:||

HUNTINGTONE CASTLE. AKA and see "Hard is the fate of him who loves." Scottish, Slow Air (6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Martin): AA'BB' (Neil). The melody appears in John Bowie's A Collection of Strathspey Reels & Country Dances (Edinburgh, 1789).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 39. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 1, 1991; p. 17 (includes a harmony part). Manson (Hamiliton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 1), 1853; p. 152 (appears as "Hard is the fate of him who loves"). Martin (Taigh na Teud), 1990; p. 19. Neil (The Scots Fiddle), 1991; No. 143, p. 182.

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

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