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ALDIVALLOCH. AKA and see "Over the Moor among the Heather (1)." A slow strathspey, although the first two parts are sometimes played as a reel. Aldivalloch is a placename in the Upper Cabrach, Moray, Scotland. "Roy's Wife of Aldovalloch" also references it in the title. The Gows directed it be played "Very Slow." The American old-time reel "Arthur Berry"/"Yellow Barber" may be derived from "Aldivalloch."


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Printed sources : - Gow (Complete Repository, Part 1), 1799; p. 3 (appears as "Aldavaloch"). Johnson (The Kitchen Musician No. 5; Mostly Irish Airs), 1985 (revised 2000); p. 9. S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 37. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 23, p. 5. McGlashan (Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1780/81; p. 24. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 157.






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