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TAYMOUTH HOUSE. AKA and see "Taymouth Castle (2)." Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AABBCCDD (McGlashan). "Taymouth House" is a reel the was printed by Alexander "King" McGlashan in his Collection of Reels (Edinburgh, c. 1786). It is perhaps the “Taymouth” whose appearance John Glen (1891) finds earliest in print in Daniel Dow's c. 1775 collection (Twenty Minuets and Sixteen Reels, p. 12).

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Printed sources : - James Aird (A Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 4), 1796; p. 24. David Glen (David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, Book 7), c. 1884; No. 23, p. 12 ("Taymouth House"). J. & R. Glen (Glen's Collection for the Great Highland Bagpipe), Edinburgh, c. 1880; p. 18 ("Taymouth House"). Hardings All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 127, p. 40 (miss-titled "Faymouth Castle"). Donald MacDonald (A Collection of Quicksteps, Strathspeys, Reels, and Jigs arranged for the Highland Bagpipe), 1828; No. 30 ("Taymouth House"). McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 10. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 91 (appears as “Taymouth Castle”).

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