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FRASER ARMS, THE (Ceann an fheidh). Scottish, Reel. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Athole): AABB (Fraser). "This air celebrates the Frasers' arms and crest, distinguished from the Cabar Feidh of the MacKenzies which consists of a front view of the head and horns, whilst the Frasers have a side view of the neck, head, and horns of that portly animal the deer" (Fraser).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1874; No. 124, p. 49. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 290.

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