Annotation:Miss Erskine of Alva

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MISS ERSKINE OF ALVA. Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of this tune in print in Biography:Daniel Dow's c. 1775 Collection of Ancient Scots Music (p. 4). Alva is in Fife.

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Printed sources: Gow (Complete Repository), Part 4 ,1817; p. 36. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 32.

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