Hagg's Castle (1)

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X:1 T:Hagg's Castle [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey C:Carl Volti S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 2, No. 159 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D g | (f<a)d>c B>dA>G | F>Ad>f f<ee>g | (f<a) d>c B>dA>G | (3FAd (3cde f<d d :| |: B | A<D F>D A>Dd>B | A<DF>D (E<A)A,>B | A<DF>D A>Dd>g | (f<a)e>g f<d d :||

HAGG'S CASTLE [1]. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Carl Volti, born Archibald Milligan in Glasgow in 1849. Volti, a fiddler, composed many tunes found in the Kerr's collections and also published several tutors, albums of popular songs, national overtures, etc. (Nigel Gatherer). Hagg's Castle is a 400 year old manor [1] near Glasgow built around a tower house. It takes its name from boggy marshes or haggs that were nearby. See also the companion reel, "Hagg's Castle (2)."

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Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 159, p. 19.

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