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MISS FALCONER. AKA - "Miss Jessie Falconer's Reel." Scottish, Reel (whole time/cut time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Davie, Gatherer, Shears): AABB' (Kerr). The composition is attributed to James Mitchell by James Davie in his Davie's Caledonian Repository (1829-30), where it appears as "Miss Jessie Falconer's Reel." (See also Mitchell's composition "Haughton House"/"Auchdon House").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Davie (Davie's Caledonian Repository), 1829-30; p. 41 (as "Miss Jessie Falconer's Reel"). Gatherer (Gatherer’s Musical Museum), 1987; p. 4. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 152, p. 18. Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs), 1844-45. Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection), 1986; p. 63.

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