Miller o' Hirn's Wife (The)

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X:1 T:Miller o' Hirn's Wife, The C:J. Scott Skinner M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Skinner - Miller o' Hirn Collection (1881, No. 103) N:"This Strathspey has been composed on the same Model N:as "The Miller o' Hirn." Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F2|!Coda!F3GA3B cF3A3B|c3f .d.c.B.A BG3G3C|F3GA3B cF3Ac3|B3d cf3 AF3~F2:|| d2|c3B A3F FB3 B4|d3c=B3G Gc3 c4|c3BA3F d3cB3A|G3F Ec3 A3F~F4| c3B A3F FB3 ~B4|d3c =B3G Gc3 ~c3c|(3c2A2B2 (3c2d2e2 (3f2e2d2 (3c2B2A2|(3d2c2B2 (3A2G2F2 (3E2D2C2 (3d2c2B2||!fermata![F8A8]||



MILLER O' HIRN'S WIFE, THE. Scottish, Strathpsey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "The Miller o' Hirn's Wife" was composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer and Scottish dancing master James Scott Skinner (1843-1927). The University of Aberdeen's Scott Skinner site notes that Skinner remarked that this strathspey was been composed on the same model as "Miller o' Hirn (The)," and indeed the rhythms of the two melodies are very close.

See note for "Miller o' Hirn (The)" for more.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Skinner (Miller o' Hirn Collection), 1881; No. 103, p. 53.






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