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PLOUGHMAN, THE. AKA and see “Merry Plowman (The).” Scottish; Air, Slow Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 205. Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; p. 28. Jones [ed]. (Complete Tutor Violin), c. 1815; p. 2. James Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 4), 1760; p. 6.

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