Miss Polly Skiner’s Reel
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MISS POLLY SKINER. AKA - "Miss Polly Skinner." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of the tune in print in Robert Bremner's 1757 collection (p. 2). The reel also appears in David Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 country Dances, vol. 2 (1760, p. 81).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Bremner (Scots Reels), 1757; p. 2. Laybourn (Köhler’s Violin Repository, Book 2), 1881-1885; p. 190.