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X:1 % T:Big Kirsty M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 1, No. 3 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin B|e>fg>e d>B (3Bcd|c>A (3ABc d>BB>d|e>fg>e d>B (3Bcd| c>AB>G (E2E):||:D|G>AB>c d>B (3Bcd|c>A (3ABc d>BB>A| G>AB>C d>B(3Bcd|1 c>AB>G (E2E):|2 c>AB>^d (e2 e)|| |:f|g2 f>e (d<B) (3Bcd|c<A (3ABc (d<B) (B<d)|g2 f>e (d<B) (3Bcd| c>AB>G (E2E):||:D|G>AB>c (d<B) (3Bcd|(c<A) (3ABc (d<B) B>A| G>AB>c (d<B) (3Bcd|c>AB>G (E2E):||



BIG KIRSTY. Scottish, Strathspey. E Minor ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. See also the related Scottish tunes "A' the Way to Galloway," "Ciorsdaidh Mhor" and "Miss Stewart Bunrannoch," and the Irish family of tunes including "All the Way to Galway (1)" and "Road to Lisdoonvarna (2) (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; Set 19, No. 3, p. 12.

Recorded sources: -



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