Little Skirmish

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LITTLE SKIRMISH. English, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears to be unique (in publication history) to Glasgow publisher James Aird's Selection, vol. 2 (1785). It was also entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, Cumbria.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs), vol. II, 1785; No. 142, p. 52.

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