Mr. Oswald's Reel
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MR. OSWALD'S REEL. Scottish, Reel. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The reel is attributed to fiddler-composer John French (1752-1803) of Cumnock, Ayrshire. The title refers to Mr. Richard A. Oswald of Auchincruive (for whom see "Mr. Oswald of Auchincruive." French wrote other tunes in his 1801 collection to the Oswalds: see "Auchincruive."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: French (Collection of New Strathspeys, Reels, etc.), 1801; p. 4.