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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."
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.