Bonny Lasses of Linkfield's Strathspey (The)

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X:1 T:Bonny Lasses of Linkfield's Strathspey, The C:Unknown M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Moderately" B:Niel Stewart - Six New Reels [1] (c. 1793-1802, p. 2) N:No indication who composed the tune, only that it was N:printed by Edinburgh music seller Stewart & Co. and avaialble N:at Stewart's shop at No. 37 South Bridge Street. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C C/D/|E>G AG c>d f/e/d/c/|AF D>E/2F/4 [CE][B,D] [B,D]G/F/|E>G Ac d>e g/f/e/d/ eC D>F (FE)C:| e/f/|g>ece d>e (g/f/e/d/)|e>g (f/e/d/c/) [ce][Bd] [Bd]>e/2f/4|g>e c~c|a>f d~d|e<c d>e (dc) C>(e/2f/4)| g>ece d>e (g/f/e/d/)|e>g (f/e/d/c/) [ce][Bd] [Bd]>G/2F/4|E<G c<e g>a (g/f/e/d/)|eC D>F (FEC)||

BONNY LASSES OF LINKFIELD'S STRATHSPEY, THE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "The Bonny Lasses of Linkfield", by an unknown and uncredited composer, was printed by Edinburgh music publisher and music-seller Niel Stewart sometime between 1793 and 1802. The title may refer to inhabitants of Linkfield House, Musselburgh, Midlothian, east of Edinburgh, a small two-story mansion.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Niel Stewart (Six New Reels [1]), Edinburgh, c. 1793-1802; p. 2.

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