Miss Jessie Scott
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MISS JESSIE SCOTT. AKA – "Miss Jessy Scott's Reel." Scottish, Reel. D Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Athole, Gatherer): AABB' (Kerr). Composed by John(ny) Pringle (born c. 1770), published in Edinburgh in his first collection, 1801. It was entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Wigton, Cumbria.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 11. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 158, p. 18. Pringle (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs), 1801; p. 3. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 110.
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index