Annotation:Rossie House

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X:1 T:Rossie House M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig or Air Q:”Slow” B:Archibald Duff – Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. (1794, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B/c/|d>ed dBc|dBg dBG|E>FG ABG|FDD D2 B/c/| d>ed dBc|dBg dBG|EW>FG AGF|G3G,2:| |:F/G/|A>BA AFD|AFd {B}AG/F/E/D/|d>ed dBG|dBg {e}dc/B/A/G/| g>ag gec|dBg dBG|E>FG {B}AGF|G3 G,2:|]

ROSSIE HOUSE. Scottish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Rossie House" first appears in Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Archibald Duff's collection of 1794. The melody was also entered into the 1840 music manuscript collection (p. 247) of multi-instrumentalist John Rook of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria. See "Rossie Castle" for more on "Rossie House".

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Printed sources : - James Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1797; No. 110, p. 42. Archibald Duff (Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794; p. 4. O'Neill (O’Neill’s Irish Music), 1915; No. 196, p. 106.

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