Miller of Drone (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Miller of Dron M:6/8 L:1/8 B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 230, p. 275) F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:F C|F>GF dAd|cAf cAF|B>cB AGF|GAF EDC| F>GF cAd|cAf cAd|cAf cAc|f>gf/e/ f2:| |:c|fga def|gaf Te>dc|def cAF|GAF EDC| afa geg|fcd cBA|bag agf|cfe f2:|]

MILLER OF DRONE [2], THE. Scottish, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The piece appears in the Bodleian Manuscript (in the Bodleian Library, Oxford), inscribed "A Collection of the Newest Country Dances Performed in Scotland written at Edinburgh by D.A. Young, W.M. 1740" (p. 25). Young, an Edinburgh fiddler and writing master, also included "Miller of Dron [sic]" in his McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, p. 275).

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