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X:1 T:Brander, The C:”Old” N:William Christie (1778-1849) was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|~c2 ec {dcB}c2 ec|~G2 BG B(dd)e|~c2 ed Tc>dea|gede cAA:| f|(e/f/g) (.c.g) ecgc|BGdG B(dd)>f|(e/f/g) (.c.g) ecgc|~G>A cd e(cc)f| (e/f/g) (.c.g) ecgc|BGdG B(dd)f|afge fdec|~G3Acd e(c~c):|]

BRANDER, THE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A "brander" is Scots fora gridiron, an open girdle for oat-cakes, with ribs, not a disc.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; p. 18. James Davie (Davie's Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 19.

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