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TAYMOUTH HOUSE. Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AABBCCDD (McGlashan). 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 : - Hardings All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 127, p. 40 (miss-titled "Faymouth Castle"). 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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