Miss Scott of Sinton’s Strathspey
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MISS SCOTT OF SINTON'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by John Pringle (c. 1770-c. 1807). Miss Scott of Sinton was one of two sisters, the eldest, Catherine, and Helen. When her brother John died without issue, the title and lands of Sinton (sometimes Synton, Borders) became Catherine's (who managed to exclude the male claimants). She married John Corse of Bughtrig, who took the name Scott when they married in 1800. He was an acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Pringle (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs), 1801; p. 5.