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X:1 T:Southesk River M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Archibald Duff – Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. (1794, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb B|B,2B BAB|cBA ecA|B,2B BAB|dBd fga| bag fed|cdB AGF|B,2B cde|dec B2:| |:d/e/|f>gf fdB| cdB AGF|fgf fdB|geg gab| fgf fdB|cdB AGF|B,2B cde|dec B2:|]



SOUTHESK RIVER. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The South Esk is a river in Angus, Scotland, that rises in the Grampian Mountains at Loch Esk in Glen Doll and flows through Glen Clova to Strathmore at Cortachy, 5 km north of Kirriemuir. Its course takes it past Brechin and enters the North Sea at Montrose.
Alexander Nasmyth (Edinburgh 1758-1840). A view of Brechin Castle, Angus, seen from the southbank of the River South Esk, with the artist sketching and other figures on the banks

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Printed sources : - Archibald Duff (Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794; p. 6.

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