Annotation:Dundee Lassie

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DUNDEE LASSIE. English, Air (whole time). D Major (Aird): B Flat Major (Davie). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part: AABB (Davie). "Dundee Lassie" is a song attributed to English stage composer William Shield (1748-1829) in Vocal Magazine (1799), although the attribution cannot be verified. It was also published by John Watlen in Edinburgh, who described it as "a favorite Scotch song."

William Shield

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1797; No. 72, p. 29. Davie (Davie’s Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 39. Vocal Magazine, containing A Selection of the Most Esteemed English, Scots and Irish Songs, Ancient and Modern vol. III, 1799; pp. 145-146.

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