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X:1 T:Catterthun C:Robert Lowe M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 4 (1844–1845, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G2 BG D-GB,G|EcAG FADF|G2 BG (DG)B,G|EcAF G2G:| B|d2 bg (dg)Bd|ceag fadf|g2 bg (dg)Bd|cAaf g2 gd| g2 bg dgBd|ceag fadf|gdBg ecAG|FADF G2 G||



CATTERTHUN. Scottish (originally), English; Reel. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Hardie): AAB (Hall & Stafford, Raven). Composed by Robert Lowe and published in his brother Joseph Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, Book 4 (1844-5). Catterthun is a hill in Forfar, Scotland, upon which are ancient sites (Brown Catterthun and White Catterthun) dating from the time of the Picts, once thought to be home to Druids.


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Printed sources : - Hall & Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 35. Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 13. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 4), 1844–1845; p. 12. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 186.






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