X:1 T:Scotia’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel C:W.B. Laybourn B:Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 3 (1885, p. 277) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E|A2 ce ac A2|BGGA B^GGB|A2 ce ac A2|BEBd cAA:|| e|aecA EAce|fdAF DFAd|ecGE CEGc|dBGD B,DGB| AEAc BFBd|cGce dAdf|ecdB cAB^G|A2c2A2!D.C.!||
SCOTIA'S REEL. English, Reel (cut time). England, North West. A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Dotted rhythm more in keeping with a hornpipe than a reel. The tune was composed by W.B. Laybourn (1835-1886), originally of English origin who moved to Scotland later in life. Laybourn was the editor of the Köhler volumes, issued serially over five years.