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X:1 T:Port Atholl T:Port Athol [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Dow - A Collection of Ancient Scots Music (c. 1775, pp. 11-12) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G GA|B4 B2|B3A (B/A/G)|E4 E2|E3 BAG|(AB)D2D2|D3 BAB| G3 G2|GEDE:||:GA|B4B2|B3A (B/A/G)|A3 GAB|A4G2| B2d2e2|g3 edB|A3 GAB|A4G2|E3 DEG|B3A (B/A/G)| g4g2|g3 ^fed|B3 ABd|g3 edB|A3 GAB|e4 e2| e3 BAG|AB E2E2|E4e (d/B/A/G/)|AB D2D2|D3 BAB|G4 G2| GEDEGA|B4 B2|B3A (3BAG|A3 GAB|A4 G2|B2d2e2| g3 edB|A3 GAB|A4 G2|E3 DEG|B3 A (3BAG|g4 g2| g2 ^fed|B3 ABd|g3 edB|A3 GAB|e4 42|e3 bag| (ab) d2d2|d3 bab|g4 g2|gedega|b4 b2|b2a (b/a/g)| a3 gab|a4 g2| e3 deg|b3 a(b/a/g)|ef g2g2|g3 fed| B3 ABd|g3 edB|A3 GAB|e4 e2|e3 BAG|AB E2E2| E3 e (d/B/A/G/)|AB D2D2|D3 BAB|G4 G2|1 GEDE:|2 G4||

PORT ATHOL [1]. AKA – “Port Atholl.” Scottish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. There are two distinctly different tunes with the name “Port Atholl,” one printed by Perthshire composers biography:John Bowie and biography:Daniel Dow, and one by wikipedia:James_Oswald_(composer) (for the Oswald version see "Port Athol (2)"). See note for "annotation:Port Athol (2)" for more information.

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Printed sources : - John Bowie (A Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c.), c. 1780; p. 35. Dow (A Collection of Ancient Scots Music), c. 1775; pp. 11-12.

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