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 Theme code Index    
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    
 Editor/Compiler    James Gillespie
 Book/Manuscript title    Gillespie Manuscript of Perth
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 31
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1768
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BRITANNIA. AKA - "Brittannia." Scottish, March (?). C Major (Gillespie): D Major (Bremner). Standard tuning (fiddle). The melody appears in the Gillespie Manuscript of Perth (1768), compiled by James Gillespie, and in Robert Bremner's Collection of Airs and Marches (London, 1761, p. 89). In the beginning of the 19th century it was published by Preston in Marches, Airs & Minuets (London, 1804).


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