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AULD GA'D AIVER (THE) (The Old Brokendown Horse). Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFFGGHHIIJJ.

Source for notated version: Riddell notes that his source, Peter MacNaughtan, learned it from John Cowan, a noted fiddler from Newton Stewart in Galloway. "Old Peter MacNaughtan", a fiddler at Monniehive, told Riddell that he was taught by John Cowan about the year 1725, "and he was then an old man."

Printed sources: Riddell (Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes), 1794; p. 21.

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