Braes of Aberarder
X:1 T:Braes of Aberarder, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 9, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G E|d>Gc>G BcdTe|d<G (e/d/)(c/B/) BAAe|dGBG BcdTe|dGBA AGG:| f|g>de>d efgTa|(gf)(ed) g>B BAA>f|g>de>d e/f/g Ta2|(g/f/)(e/d/) (d/e/)(f/d/) g2 df| g>ef>d e>cd>B|c<aB<g BAAd|B/c/d Te2 B/c/d g2|GGTB>A AGG||
BRAES OF ABERARDER. AKA and see "Brown Cow Jumped over the Heather (The)," "Lady Madelina Sinclair (1)." Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The composition is claimed by Charles Duff and published 1790, but also appears, re-titled, in the Gow's Third Collection (1792). Boston music publisher Elias Howe printed a reel-time version of the tune under the title "Brown Cow Jumped over the Heather (The)."