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MRS. MELVILL, DYSART. Scottish, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Cranford/Holland): AA'B (Glen). Composed by James Walker (1760-1840), a professional musician and teacher of music who published two collections of music.

Source for notated version:

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.

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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