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X:1 T:Miss Austin M:C L:1/16 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Davie’s Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 27) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin ^f2|gd3d3c {c}B3AG3A|~B3c {e}d2cB {B}A4 D2^f2|gd3d3c B3cd3c| {c}B2(AG) {B}A2(G^F) G4 G,2:|A4|B2d2f2b2 A2c2f2a2|~B3c {e}d2(cB) {B}A4 D3A| B2d2f2b2 A2c2f2a2|{c}B2AG d2^F2 G4 G,2A2|(Bc).d.e (fg).a.b (AB).c.d (=ef).g.a| (GA).B.c (d=e)^.f.g {B}A4 D2^f2|(g2ab) (a3g) (^f2ga) (dedc)|{c}B2AG {B}A2G^F {F}G4 G,2||



MISS AUSTIN. Scottish, Air or Slow Strathspey (whole time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Archibald Allan of Forfar (1794-1831), described in J. Scott Skinner's Harp and Claymore (1904) collection as "one of the very best players and composers of his day." He was a cousin of the famous fiddler James Allan (1800-1877), and a member of Nathaniel Gow's band. His most famous composition is "Dean Bridge of Edinburgh (The)."

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Printed sources : - J. Davie & Co. (Davie's Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 27. Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 40. Stewart-Roberson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 302.

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