New Tyne Bridge (The)

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NEW TYNE BRIDGE, THE. Scottish, Jig. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in Abraham Mackintosh's (b. 1769) third collection, published sometime after 1797. It is attributed to "T.W." in the volume. Mackintosh was a Scottish teacher of music and dancing who moved his practice to Newcastle-on-Tyne later in life.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Mackintosh (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs etc.), n.d.; p. 9. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 81, p. 59.

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