Annotation:Garden Well--Glen Callater

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X:1 T:Garden Well, Glen Callater C:R. Petrie S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/11/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 22 L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Jig K:G B/c/| dBG GBd| gag gdB|dBG GBG|AFD D2 B/c/| dBG GBd| gag gdB|cBc Adc|BGG G2:| d|Tgfg cBG|Tgfg dBG|cac BgB|aAA A2f | Tgfg dBG|Tgfg dBG|FGA Ddc|BGG G2f| Tgfg dBG| gfg dBG|cac BgB|aAA A2c | BAG cBA| dcB edc|Bcd DEF|G3 G2|]

GARDEN WELL, GLEN CALLATER. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was composed by Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler and composer biography:Robert Petrie, and was included in his Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances, 1796. Glen Callater lies south of Braemar in Aberdeenshire, descending from the northern slopes of Tolmount near Angus. The Callater Burn is a stream in the glen that runs north where it empties into Clunie Water. Loch Callater lies within the glen.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Petrie (Second Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1796; p. 22.

Recorded sources : - Smithsonian Folkways Records, SFW CD 40507, The Beaton Family of Mabou - "Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music" (2004. Appears as "Garden Wall").

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