Lamb Skinnet

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LAMB SKINNET. AKA and see "Elterwater Quickstep," "Lanquenet." Scottish, English; Jig. England, Northumberland. G Major (Raven): A Major (Hunter). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Scottish country dance versions are usually in the key of 'A' major. The title is the vulgar term for the card game Lansquenet. See note for "Lanquenet" for origins. See also mid-19th century Cumbrian versions under title "Elterwater Quickstep."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 298. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 116.

Recorded sources: Parlophone Records CE12698, Jimmy Shand (78 RPM). Tradition 2118, Jim MacLeod & His Band - "Scottish Dances: Jigs, Waltzes and Reels" (1979).

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