Slingsbie’s Province

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X:1 T:Slingsbie’s Province M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Scots Measure N:Probably for stage dancer Simon Slingsby. B:McGlashan – Collection of Scots Measures (1780, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B/c/|dgdg|d>cBc|dBcA|G/F/G/A/ G2 B/c/|dgdg|d>cBc|dBcA|G3:| |:B|A>BcB|A>d D>A|A>BcB|Ad D>c|B>cdc|B>cdc|B/d/B/G/ A/c/A/F/|GG G2:|

SLINGSBIE’S PROVINCE. Scottish, Scots Measure (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title probably refers to stage dancer Simon Slingsby (for whom see note for "Slingsby's Reel"), the 'province' being the performance stage.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - McGlashan (A Collection of Scots Measures), c. 1780; p. 17.

Recorded sources: -

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