Cutty's Wedding (1)

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CUTTY'S WEDDING [1]. Scottish, Strathspey. B Minor ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. A song called "Cuttie's Wedding" was set to the tune, and appears in Robert Chambers Scottish Songs, vol. 2 (1829). The chorus goes:

Busk an go, busk an go busk an go tae Cutty's wedding
Whaurs the lassie an the lad fa widnae gang fan they were bidden?


Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 2), 1988; p. 8. Ochs (The Clarke Tin Whistle), 2000; p. 70. Logie & Mathieson (Standard Settings of Pipe Music of the Seaforth Highlanders), 1936.

Recorded sources: Green Linnett GLCD 1146, The Tannahill Weavers – "Capernaum" (1994).


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