Scotch Cap jig

Also known as Edinburgh Castle, The Scotch Cap.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Scotch Cap has been added to 19 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Scotch Cap
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ddor
|: [A,A] |D2 D d2 d | e2 d c2 A | B2 d B A2 | B3 d2 :|
|: d/e/ |f2 A A2 d/e/ | f2 A A2 d/e/ | f2 A A2 F | A3 d3 |
B2 B A2 F | G2 G d2 d |[1 B2 B A F2 | G3 d2 :|[2 _B2 B A D2 | E3 D2 |]
2
X: 2
T: Scotch Cap
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ddor
|: z |D2 D d2 d | e2 d c2 A | B2 e B2 G | B3 d2 :|
|: d/e/ |f2 A A2 d/e/ | f2 A A2 d/ e/ | f2 A A2 F | A3 d3 |
B2 B A2 F | G2 G d2 d | B2 B A F2 | E3 D2 :|
3
X: 3
T: Scotch Cap
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ddor
|: D2 D d2 d | edc A3 | B2d BAG |1 B3 d3 :|2 B3 dde||
|| f2A Ade | f2A Ade | fef A2G | F3 A2c |
B2 B A2 F | G2 G d3 | BcB A2F | E3 D3|]

Four comments

"Scotch Cap" / "Edinburgh Castle" ~ country dance, Playford / Cecil Sharp

"Playford’s English Dancing Master", 1651
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/playford_1651/

"Scotch Cap"
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/playford_1651/106small.html
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/playford_1651/106.html

X: 2
T: Scotch Cap
T: Scotch Cap, The
T: Edinburgh Castle
N: Playford, 1651
N: Refers to the flower ‘The Scot’s Bonnet’
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ddor
|: z |\
D2 D d2 d | e2 d c2 A | B2 e B2 G | B3 d2 :|
|: d/e/ |\
f2 A A2 d/e/ | f2 A A2 d/ e/ | f2 A A2 F | A3 d3 |
B2 B A2 F | G2 G d2 d | B2 B A F2 | E3 D2 :|

Tune origin??

do we know if this tune is Scottish, or English? I am trying to decide whether to play it for a Scottish harp competition, in which case it needs to be Scottish….does anyone actually know?