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 Theme code Index    3H2H1H5 6542
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    J. Scott Skinner
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Paul Stewart Cranford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Winston Fitzgerald: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 135, p. 55
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BLINK BONNIE. Scottish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by the great Scottish fiddler and composer J. Scott Skinner (1841-1927). To 'blink bonnie' is a Scots term referring to a glimpse of beauty.

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed source: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 135, p. 55.

X: 1
T: Blink Bonnie
C:J. Scott Skinner
I:speed 232
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