Barbara Allan (1)

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BARBARA ALLAN [1]. AKA and see "Old Woman in the Glen (1) (The)." Scottish, Air (4/4 time). "Barbara Allan (1)" appears in the McFarlane MS., 1740, in drawing room style. See Charles Seegar's "Versions and Variants of Barbara Allen" (1966) for a thorough ethnomusicological treatise on this tune family.

Source for notated version: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels) c. 1867; p. 125. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2), 1760; p. 27.

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