Troon House (The)

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X:1 T:Troon House, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:John Riddell of Ayr – Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets &c. B:for the Violin (1782, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E2|A4 T(B>A/2B/4)|(c2 c>d) (c/d/e/d/)|(cA)(GAcE)|{E}G4 (TB>A/2B/4)|c4c2| d2e2g2|{f}(e3d)(cd)|{cd}e4 (GF)|{F}E2G2c2|(e>f) (e/f/g) (fe)| (ag)(feTdc)|d4 {cd}(Td>c)|A4c2|(E2D)(fed)|c2 {B}A2 (T^G2{AB}|A4):| |:(G>F)|(E2G2)(AB)|c2 (cA)(GF)|(E/F/G) FEDC|d4 T(B>A/2B/4)|c2d2g2| agfedc|c>G (cd/e/) (de/f/)|{f}e4 (GF)|E2G2c2|(e>f) (e/f/g) (fe)| (a>g) (a/g/e g/e/d/c/)|d4 {cd}T(d>c)|A4c2|(E>F) (D>f)(e>d)|c2 B>A T^G2{AB}|A4:|]

TROON HOUSE, THE. Scottish, Air (3/4 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Riddell (1719-1795), the tune supposedly is in his first collection of 1766, printed in Edinburgh by Robert Bremner. It is contained in Riddell's second collection of 1782, an expansion and elaboration of the first, printed in Glasgow by James Aird.

Troon is a seaside town in south Ayrshire.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Riddell (Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets, &c.), 1782; p. 56.

Recorded sources: -

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