X:1 % T:Ben-a' Chie C:Alexander Walker M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Walker - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches etc. (1866, p. 36) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion F:http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/105875510?mode=zoom K:Eb B,|E2 (BE) GEBE|B,2 (FB,) DB,FB,|E2 (BE) GEBE|CFDB, [G,2E2]-[B,E]:| B|e2 ge dfdB|cecA GBGE|ABcA GBea|gefd (e2 e)a| gbge fafd|egeB ceBG|AcAF GBGE|CFDB, [G,2E2]-[G,E]||
BEN-A' CHIE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddle-composer Alexander Walker (b. 1819), employed as a gardener at Castle Newe by Sir Charles Forbes until he emigrated to Massachusetts after the American Civil War.
Ben-a'chie is a steep mountain in Mar, about twenty miles north of Aberdeen.