X:1 T:Alexander Duff M:C| L:1/8 C:D. Campbell R:Reel B:David Glen - David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, B:Book 2 (c. 1880, No. 26, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix e|a2 ea cAAa|cAeA cAAe|a2 ea cAAg|BGdG BGGe| a2 ea cAAa|cAeA cAAe|g2 fg aefd|BGdG BGG:| |:a|cAeA fAed|cAeA cAAa|cAeA fAed|BGdG BGGa| cAeA fAed|cAeA cAAe|g2 fg aefd|BGdG BGG||
SANDY DUFF. AKA and see "Alexander Duff," "Duffy the Dancer," "High Reel (1) (The)." Scottish, Pipe Reel (whole time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Glen): AABB. A Scottish pipe reel that first appears in David Glen's second collection of Highland bagpipe music, c. 1880. Glen attributes the tune to "D. Campbell." The double-tonic reel is popular in Irish sessions as “High Reel (1) (The),” although it was printed by Francis O’Neill in Music of Ireland (1903) as “Duffy the Dancer."