Rakish Highlandman (The)

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RAKISH HIGHLANDMAN, THE. Scottish, Jig. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Rakish Highlandman is the name of a Scottish Country Dance, composed by dancing master Thomas Wilson (1816).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3), 1788; p. 175. Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 160, p. 38. Wilson (Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 96.

Recorded sources: Fontana Records TE 17479 (45 RPM), Jimmy Blair And His Scottish Dance Band (1967).

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