Annotation:Braes of Marr (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Braes of Mar [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 41) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f|f/d/d df d>ddf|E/E/E BA BEBe|d/d/d de d>ef>g|aDFD TE2D:| |:E|F A2 B/c/ dAFD|GBAF E/E/E BE|F A2 F ABde|fdgf Te2d:|]

BRAES OF MARR [2], THE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Major (most versions): C Major (Surenne). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AAB (Athole, Lowe, Milne): AABB (Aird, Bremner, Duff, Kerr). The setting printed by David Young and Alexander McGlashan was essentially repeated by the Gows.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 48, p. 18. Bremner (Scots Reels), c. 1757; p. 34. William Campbell (Campbell’s 12th Book of New and Favorite Country Dances & Strathspey Reels for the Harp, Piano-Forte & Violin, with their Proper Figures, as Danced at Court, Bath, Williss’s, & Hanover Square Rooms), Soho, London, c. 1797; p. 14. Archibald Duff (Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794; p. 23. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 144, p. 17. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 3), 1844–1845; p. 6. McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 37. Milne (Middleton's Selection of Strathspeys, Reels, &c., for the Violin), c. 1882; p. 12. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 85. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 157. Young (Drummond Castle Manuscript), 1734; p. 41. David Young (A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations, AKA - The McFarlane Manuscript), c. 1741; No. 121, p. 183.

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