Miss Katty Maxwell’s Reel

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MISS KATTY MAXWELL(‘S REEL). Scottish, Reel (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of this tune in print in Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Riddell's 1782 collection (p. 30). Riddell had published his Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets, etc. in Edinburgh in 1766, but republished it ("much improved"), in 1782, issued by James Aird in Glasgow.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Music), vol. 1, 1891; p. 10.

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