Caledonian Hunt (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Caledonian Hunt [2], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Ross – Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances B:& Strathspeys (Edinburgh, 1780, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e|TcA A/A/A (EA)A=c|BGdB gded|TcA A/A/A (EA)(A=c)|BGgB A/A/A A:| g|agab abae|gaeg BGdB|agab abae|degB A/A/A (Ag)| abga egdg|Bgdg BGdB|=cAdB dega|gegB A/A/A A||



CALEDONIAN HUNT [2], THE. Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Glen, Johnson, Ross): AABB (Skye). Glen (1891) finds the melody first in print in Robert Ross's 1780 collection (p. 6). For more on the subject of the title, see note for "Caledonian Hunt (1) (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 1), 1891; p. 3. S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 42. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 54. Robert Ross (Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances & Strathspeys), Edinburgh, 1780; p. 6.

Recorded sources: - WS 031703, Wendy MacIsaac - "Timeline" (2003).



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