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X:1 % T:Reel o' Corse M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel C:Peter Milne B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|A2 (FA) DAFA|B=cBc GECB|A2 (FA) DAFg|faeg fdd:| g|fada fada|fgeg fgeg|fada fadf|gece fddg| fada fada|fgeg fgeg|fdec dBAg|faeg fdd||



REEL O’ CORSE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Moffat): AAB (Milne). In Charles Middleton’s "Selection of Strathspeys & Reels, etc., arranged Expressly . . . by Peter Milne, Violinist late of Aberdeen . . .": the reel was composed by Peter Milne (1824-1908), the "Tarland Minstrel," a mentor and sometime playing partner of J. Scott Skinner’s (1843-1927).

Peter Milne is on right


Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 15. Moffat (Dance Music of the North), 1908; No. 27, p. 11.

Recorded sources: - Beltona Bel 2097 (78 RPM), George F. Davie (1934). "A Session with Jerry Holland" (1990).



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