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 Theme code Index    3113 5551
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    J. Scott Skinner
 Book/Manuscript title    Scottish Violinist (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d. (1920's?)
 Artist    Scottish Fiddle Festival Orchestra (The)
 Title of recording    Scottish Traditional Fiddle Music
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Olympic 6151
 Year recorded    1978
 Score   ()   

BONNIE BANCHORY. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first published in Skinner's Miller of Hirn Collection', and composed by Skinner for his birthplace in Scotland. Skinner directs the tune be played for the dance the Circassian Circle.

Printed sources: Hunter (The Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 225. Skinner (The Scottish Violinist), p. 46.

Recorded sources: Olympic 6151, The Scottish Fiddle Festival Orchestra - "Scottish Traditional Fiddle Music" (1978). Tradition 2118, Jim MacLeod & His Band - "Scottish Dances: Jigs, Waltzes and Reels" (1979).

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