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 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    3 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 6-7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1800
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


ARNISTON HOUSE. Scottish, Air (6/8 time). C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Arniston House, Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland, is a Georgian mansion designed by architect William Adam, and built between 1726 and 1750. Adam was commissioned by the third Lord Arniston, Robert Dundas. Arniston House remains a residence of the Dundas family.

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 320. Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; pp. 6-7.


X:1
T:Arniston House
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Slow”
B:Gow – Fourth Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels (1800)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Cmin
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(gf).g c>de/f/|(ga).f gec|(gc').g (eg).e|(fb).f def|!trill!E>FG !trill!D>EF|GEC C2||


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