Beard of the Thistle (The)

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X:1 T:Thistle’s Beard, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 12 (c. 1760) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D2 d>e f>ed>B|A>FD>F E2E2|D2 d>e f>ed>B|A>FE>F D2D2:| |:f>ed>B A>Bd>e|f>ad>f e2e2|f>ed>B A>Bg>e|d>BA>F D2D2:| |:d2 F>A D>AF>A|D>AF>A G2E2|d2 F>A D>AF>A|G>BE>A F2D2:| |:f2 d>f e>Ac>A|d>fB>e c2A2|B2 G>B A>dF>A|G>BE>A F2D2:|]

BEARD OF THE THISTLE, THE. AKA - "Thistle's Beard (The)." Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCCDD.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Aird (6th and Last Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs), 1803; No. 28, p. 12. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 12), 1760; p. 18.

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