Collier's Lass (The)

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COLLIER'S LASS, THE. Scottish, Dance Tune (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody was published in 1700 in London by Henry Playford in his collection of thirty-nine Scottish melodies. Later derivatives of the melody were "Collier's Daughter (The)" (Gillespie Manuscript of Perth), "Collier's Daughter (The)", "Collier's Bonnie Lassie (The)," and the air for poet Robert Burns's "Jock o' Hazeldean" and "O Saw Ye Bonnie Lesley."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Playford (A Collection of Original Scotch Tunes), 1700; No. 12, p. 5.

Recorded sources:




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