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GLEN OGLE. AKA and see "Mrs. Johnston." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. 'Glen Ogle' [1] derives from the Scots Gaelic Gleann Eagal, or 'valley of dread'. It is a deep valley of the River Ogle, referred to by Queen Victoria as 'Scotland's Kyber Pass'.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 1, c. 1875; No. 5, p. 24. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-gheallaidh), 1990; p. 21. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 95.

Recorded sources: Beltona 2103 (78 RPM), Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society (1936).




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