Green Shades of Gask (The)

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GREEN SHADES OF GASK, THE. Scottish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The celebrated lyricist ("The Laird o' Cockpen") Lady Nairne, Carolina Oliphant (1766-1845) was born and died at Gask, Scotland in central Perth and Kinross. Gask was a community that built up around a manor, Gask House, located on a ridge. There was a Roman road along the crest of the ridge that linked signal stations, and the remains of a large Roman camp are situated near Gask House.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 2; No. 321, p. 35.

Recorded sources: "Fiddlers Three Plus Two."

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]




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