Annotation:Mr. P.P. Shirreff’s Favorite

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MR. P.P. SHIRREFF'S FAVORITE. Scottish, Air or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There was a merchant in Edinburgh named P.P. Shirreff, who sold drapery, haberdashery and hosiery, trading from No. 38 Prince's Street at the beginning of the 19th century. It is unknown whether this tune has any connection with him.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), 1797; No. 15, p. 6.

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