Mr. Duncan Forbes Duff of Muirtown's Reel
X:1 % T:Mr. Duncan Forbes Duff of Muirtown's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel C:William Morrison B:William Morrison - Collection of Highland music, consisting of B:strathspeys, reels, marches, waltzes & slow airs (c. 1813, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F|(Bb)ge ceAc|Bd FB GECE|DB,FD GEBG|AF TcB Ac FA| (Bb)ge ceAc|Bd FB GECE|DB, FD GE BG|Ac Fe dBTB|| f|Tgffd bgTgb|affd geeg|fdTdB (ec)(dB)|AF TcB Ac F(f| g)fTfd bggb|affd geeg|fdeg fdTcB|Ac Fe dBTB||
MR. DUNCAN FORBES DUFF OF MUIRTOWN'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Duncan Forbes Duff was one of the eleven children of Major H.R. Duff and his wife Sarah Louisa Forbes. He was born at Muirtown, January 9, 1804, and died at Salisbury Place, London, unmarried, on July 9, 1828, and is buried in St. John's Chapel, Regent's Park. He was aged about nine when Morrison's volume was published. See note for "Mr. H.R. Duff's Favorite" for more on the family (all of whom Morrison composed tunes for).