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MILLHILLS. AKA - "Mills Hills." Scottish, Pastoral Air or Strathspey (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was composed by perhaps the most famous Scots fiddle/composer, J. Scott Skinner (b. Banchory in Kincardine-shire, 1843).

J. Scott Skinner

The opening three bars are very much like the Kentucky old-time version of "Money Musk (4)" played by Bruce Greene.



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Neil (The Scots Fiddle), 1991; No. 89, p. 121.

Recorded sources: Greentrax CDTRAX 9009, Hector MacAndrew (1903-1980) - "Scottish Tradition 9:The Fiddler and his Art" (1993). Topic 12T279, ""James F Dickies Delights -Scottish Fiddling In The Style Of Scott Skinner" (1976).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]




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