Annotation:Ca' the Wethers to the Hill

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X:1 T:Ca' the Wethers to the Hill M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Gow - 4th Repository (1817) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A c|A(aa>)g feac|A(aa)c B>cdB|A(aa)g feac|dfec B2A:| d|cAec A/A/A e2|dfec BcdB|cAec A/A/A e2|dfec B2 Ad| cAec A/A/A e2|dfec B>cdB|Aaga faea|dfec B2A||

CA' THE WETHERS TO THE HILL. AKA and see "Fresh Fish on Friday," "Glen Tilt Lodge," "Glentilt Lodge," "Glentilt." Scottish, Cape Breton; Strathspey. A Major. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB' (Dunlay & Reich, Kerr). This double-tonic melody appears in Stewart-Robertson's Athole Collection as "Glentilt" (in reel time) and in Alexander McGlashan's A Collection of Reels (1786) as the "Duke of Athol's Forest Lodge--Glen Tilt." See also the English reel-time variant "Fresh Fish on Friday."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - John Campbell (Cape Breton) [Dunlay and Reich].

Printed sources : - Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; p. 30. Gow (Complete Repository, Book 4), 1817; p. 34. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 117, p. 14.

Recorded sources : - JC 124, John Campbell- "Cape Breton Violin" (1979. Appears as "Traditional Strathspey"); DMP 6-27-1, Doug MacPhee- "Cape Breton Piano III" (1981. Appears as "Traditional Strathspey"). RDRC 850, Raymond Ellis - "Dedicated to Mom and Dad" (1994). SA93130, Donny LeBlanc - "Rosining Up the Bow"

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings index [1].

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