Banks of Loch Ness (The)

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X:1 T:Bruachan Loch Neish T:The Banks of Loch Ness M:C L:1/8 R:"Strathspey & Song, Slow & Emphatic" B:Fraser Collection (1816) Z: K:Gm F|D<G~G>A B>c d<f|F<F !trill!F>D {D}F2 F<B|D<G~G>A B>c d<f|(d/c)/.B/.A/ B>[D^F] [B,2G2][B,G]:|| f|{e}d>Bf>B g>Bd>f|F<F!trill!F>D [C2F2] F>f|d>fB>d !trill!c>B c<d|G<GG>^F G2 Gf| d>Bf>B g>Bf>e|{e}d>Bc>A B>G(FD)|{ga}b>ag>f d(ba)(B|A)(ed)^F {F}[B,2G2][B,G]||



BANKS OF LOCH NESS (Bruachan Loch Nis, Bruachan Loch Neish). Scottish, Slow Strathspey or Air. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Cole): AAB (Athole, Fraser, Hunter, Martin). Also a song. "The words and music of the Banks of Loch Ness are the composition of a very obscure individual, whom the editor remembers, and are descriptive of the natural beauties which adorn that part of the country, forming a very interesting subject for the genuine poet or landscape painter" [Fraser].


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 128. Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 16, p. 6. Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 164. Laybourn (Köhlers’ Violin Repository Part Third), 1885; p. 196. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 2), 1853; p. 65. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 4, 1991; p. 19. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 167. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 189.






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