Annotation:Miss More of Raedens Favorite Dance

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X:1 T:Miss More of Raedens favorite Dance M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:”Andante” B:Archibald Duff – A Choice Selection of Minuets, Favourite Airs, Hornpipes, Waltzs &c. B:Book First (Edinburgh, c. 1812, p. 19) B: N:Archibald Duff (c. 1770-c. 1840?) was a musician (along with his brother Charles) and dancing N:master, of Montrose and Aberdeen, and is recorded as being a Professor of Music residing at N:Clayills Cottage, Aberdeen in 1837. N:The volume is dedicated to Lady Mary Ramsay of Balmain Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|c2c c>BA|G2G GEG|A2d {c}TB>AB|c2c c2G| c2c c>BA|G2G G2G|A2d {c}TB>AB|c2c c2G| d2f e2c|{c}TB>AB c2G|d2f e2c|{c}B>AB c<ec|A2A cBA| G2E G2G|c2c ede|gec' !fermata!g3{gec}|A2d {c}B>AB|c2c c2||

MISS MORE OF RAEDENS FAVORITE DANCE. AKA and see "Madrigal (The)." Scottish, Country Dance and Jig (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune, as "Miss More of Raedens Favorite Dance," was printed in Montrose and Aberdeen dancing master and musician biography:Archibald Duff's Choice Selection (c. 1812). However, it was earlier printed as "Madrigal (The)" in Glasgow musician James Aird's Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (1788).

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Printed sources : - Archibald Duff (A Choice Selection of Minuets, Favourite Airs, Hornpipes, Waltzs &c., Book First), Edinburgh, c. 1812; p. 19.

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