Potato Digger (The)

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 Theme code Index    13b51H 27b15L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Mr. Dely
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    John Hall
 Book/Manuscript title    A Selection of Strathspeys Reels Waltzes & Irish Jigs
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1818
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Potatoe [sic] Digger, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel C:”By Mr. Dely.” B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 8) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104981834 N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin D|SGABc dBgB|AcfA GFDF|GABc dBgB|AZcfA BGGD| GABc dBgB|AcfA GFDF|GABc dBgB|cfAc BGG|| B|Ggga baga|fgfd cAGF|Ggga baga|fdcA BG G2| Ggga baga|fgfd cAGF|GABc dbag|ag^fa g/g/g gS||