Annotation:Bonny Lass of Luss (The)

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X:1 T:Bonny Lass of Luss M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Bremner - Scots Reels (1757) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gdor D G2 c (B/c/d) T(c>B) | cAfd TcAFA | D G2c (B/c/d) T(cB) |cAfA G/G/G G2:| G(gg)a (g/a/b) T(ag) | fcac fcac | d(gg)a (g/a/b) Tag | fdTc>A G/G/G G2 | d(gg)a (g/a/b) T(ag) | c(ff)g (f/g/a) T(gf) | bgaf gdfd | cAfA G/G/G G2 ||

BONNY LASS OF LUSS, THE. AKA and see "Miss Hay's Reel (2)," "Mr. John Shaw Stewart’s (1)," "Mrs. Crawfurd of Donside," "Rover (4) (The)," "Sir James Campbell's Strathspey and Gigg," "Sir John Shaw Stewart's Strathspey." Scottish, Reel. G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen finds this tune first published by Bremner in his 1757 collection. The reel appears in the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bremner (Scots Reels), 1757; p. 51.

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