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X:1 T:Mrs. Melvill Dysart Reel C: James Walker (1760-1840), Dysart M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Walker - Collection of new Scots reels, strathspeys, jigs, &c. (c. 1795, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G F|:GFEF GAB^c|dDDE FGAF|1 GFEF GABe|dBAF E2 EF:| |2GBGE FAFD|dBAF E2E||B|:edBd efge|dBAB defd| |1 edBd efge|dBAF E2 Ed:|2 gefd edBe|dBAF E2E||

MRS. MELVILL, DYSART. Scottish, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Cranford/Holland): AA'B (Glen). Composed by biography:James Walker (1771-1840), a professional musician and teacher of music in Dysart, Fife, who published two collections of music.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 154, p. 58. Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 2), 1895; p. 46. James Walker (Collection of new Scots reels, strathspeys, jigs, &c.), c. 1795; p. 13.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 82161-7032-2, Bill Lamey – “From Cape Breton to Boston and Back: Classic House Sessions of Traditional Cape Breton Music 1956-1977” (2000).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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