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X:1 T:Miss Christie of Durrie Reel C:James Walker (1771-1840), Dysart M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Walker - A Second Collection of Reels, Strathspeys, Jigs, &c. (c. 1798, p. 4) N:Dedicated to Lady St Clair Erskine of Sinclair (Fife) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C B|c2 Bc GcBc|defd cBAG|c2 Bc defd|ecdB c2c:| f|Tg2 eg Tf2 df|afed cBAG|c2 Bc defd|ecdB c2 cf| g2 eg f2 df|afed cBAG|cedf egfa|gefd c2c||



MISS CHRISTIE OF DURRIE. Scottish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Miss Christie of Currie" was composed by James Walker (1771-1840), a musician, fiddler-composer and music teacher of Dysart, Fife, Scotland. Walker dedicated his second collection to Lady St. Clair Erskine of Sinclair (née Harriet Bouverie), and his first collection to her spouse, James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn (1762-1837), soldier, politician, and slave holder.


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Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 2), 1895; p. 21.






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