Annotation:Mrs. James Erskine of Kirkwall

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MRS. JAMES ERSKINE OF KIRKWALL. Scottish, Reel. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Biography:Duncan Macintyre (c. 1767-1807), a Scottish dancing master who was resident of London in the latter 18th century.

Mr. James Erskine of Kirkwall, Orkney, was described as a "merchant." Mrs. Erskine died on Dec. 6, 1808.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music), vol. 2, 1895; p. 40. MacIntyre (A Collection of Slow Airs, Reels & Strathspeys), 1794; p. 3.

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