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DIAMOND [3], THE. Scottish, Reel or Hornpipe. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927) adapted this reel as a hornpipe, and says: "The crossbowing is very effective in hornpipes." AB (Surenne): AAB (Skinner).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Anderson (Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances), c. 1820; p. 15. Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; p. 135. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 46.

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