Annotation:Bonny Lass of Livingston (The)

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X:1 T:The Bonny Lass of Livingston M:C L:1/8 S:Aird, Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DE | G3A B3e | (dB)(de) dBAG | B2A2{B}A2 GA | B2A2A2 GE | DEGA B3e | dBAB GABd | e2E2E2 DE | G2E2E2 :| |: d>e | g3a gaba | gdeg dBAG | B2A2 {B}A2GA | B2A2A2 ga | b/a/g ab gdeg | dABG ABcd | e2E2E2 DE | G2E2E2 :||

BONNIE LASS OF LIVINGSTON, THE. AKA - "The Lass of Livingston." AKA and see "High Caul Cap/High Caul'd Cap," "Gabhairín Buí (An)," "Hielan Laddie (1)," "Cockleshells" (Playford), "Clashing at Her," "Lass of Livingstone (The)," "Yellow Goat." English, Scottish; Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Lass of Livingston" was entered by Scottish fiddler and writing master biography:David Young in his MacFarlane Manuscript (vol. 2, 1741, No. 3, p. 6). The tune appears, with the addition of "Bonnie..." to the title, in James Aird's Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 2 (Glasgow, 1785, p. 30). Aird also gives a version in the same volume (p. 25) as "Favourite Highland Quick Step 73rd Regt. (A)." See also note for "annotation:Claw Her Weam" for more background information.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 81, p. 30.

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