Cock of the North (2)
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COCK OF THE NORTH , THE (Coileach an Taobh-Tuath). Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "The Cock of the North explains its original, being an honorary title of the Dukes of Gordon, by which that noble family deserve and delight to be known" (Fraser).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Davidson (Davidson's Gems of Scottish Music), n.d. (c. 1830's); p. 27. Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816/1874; No. 105, p. 40. Köhlers’ Violin Repository Part Third, p. 205. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 192. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 282.