Annotation:Buff and Blue (4)

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X:1 T:Buff and Blue [4] R:Strathspey M:C| L:1/8 C:Robert Riddell B:Riddell – Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A/B/|:c>Bc>A [F/d/][F/d/][Fd] [F2d2]|c>Bc>A [E/B/][E/B/][EB] [E2B2]|c>Bc>A [F/d/][F/d/][Fd] [F2d2]|c>eB>c [A/A/][A/A/][AA] [A2A2]:| |:E>AE>A F>AF>A|d>c!trill!e>c [E/B/][E/B/][EB] [E2B2]|E>AE>A F>AE>f|e<A!trill!e>c [A/A/][A/A/][AA] [A2A2]:|

BUFF AND BLUE [4]. Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Buff and Blue" composed by Captain (Robert) Riddell (d. 1794), a Scot, and appears in his own Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794) as well as John Anderson's 2nd Collection c. 1790-1794.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Riddell (Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes), 1794; p. 5.

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