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X:1 T:Glenlyons Rant T:Glenlyon [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Bremner – “For the year 1769 a collection of scots reels, or country dances” (p. 99) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmix F|D/D/D dF A2- Ac-|TBGAF (G/F/E/D/ C)E|D/D/D dF A2-Ag-|Tfdef d/d/d d2:| |:e-|fdgf ecce-|fdge fdge|fdgf eccg|(f/g/a) e>f d3:|

GLEN LYON/GLENLYON [2]. AKA - "Glenlyon's Reel," "Glen Lyon's Reel." AKA and see "Eccles's Rant," "Mr. Campbell's Reel," "Ochal Reel." Scottish, Reel (whole or cut time). D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AAB (Cranford/Holland, Davie, Gow, McGlashan, Stewart-Robertson): AABB (Bremner). John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of the tune under the "Glenlyon" title in Neil Stewart's 1761 collection (p. 18). However, the melody is much older and can be found as "Eccles's Rant" and "Ochal Reel" in David Young's manuscript collections, and, still earlier, as "Mr. Campbell's Reel" in the George Skene Manuscript (c. 1715-17).

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Printed sources : - Robert Bremner (For the year 1769 a collection of scots reels, or country dances), p. 99. Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 102, p. 40. Davie (Davie’s Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 23. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 3), 1806; p. 37 (appears as "Glen Lyon's Reel"). McGlashan (A Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1780/81; p. 20. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 107. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 161.

Recorded sources : - Jerry Holland - "Master Cape Breton Fiddler" (1982).

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