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WANDERING WILLY [2]. AKA and see "Thro' the Long Muir (2)." Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). D Minor (Gow): E Minor (Barnes, Plain Brown). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Gow): AB (Doyle): AABB’ (Barnes).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - an 1845-47 music manuscript by Ellis Knowles, a musician from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England [Doyle].

Printed sources : - Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; pg. 49 (appears as “A Girl’s Best Friend”, the name of a dance by Fried de Metz Herman set to the tune). Gow (Complete Repository, Part 4), 1817; p. 17. Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 18.

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