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X:1 T:Sheldon House C:John Hall M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 28) B: N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C A|GECE G2 GF|EFGc Bddf|efge dBGF |EcDB c2c:| f|efge cgeg|fgaf edcB|cGEc Bcdf|edcB cdef| efge cgeg|fgaf edcB|cgBg Afaf|edcB c2c||

SHELDON HOUSE. Scottish, Reel (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Sheldon House" was composed by Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Hall (1788-1862).

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Printed sources : - John Hall (A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs), c. 1818; p. 28.

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