Leith Scots Measure

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LEITH SCOTS MEASURE. AKA and see "Tide come in (1) (The)," "Till the Tide comes in." Scottish, Hornpipe or Country Dance (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. One of several Scots Measures expatriate Scottish musician-composer James Oswald composed for towns in Scotland.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 12), c. 1760; p. 157. Seattle (Over the Hills and Far Away), 2006; No. 42, p. 40.

Recorded sources: Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 266, Jock Tamson's Bairns - "Rare" (2005).

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played on Scottish smallpipes [1]




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