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X:1 T:Hawick Lasses, a Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel C:Robert Pringle (John’s half-brother) B:John Pringle – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs (1801, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|ADFA DAFA|E=cGc E=CGE|ADFD FAag|fdAc dDD:| |:g|fdad fada|e=cgc egcg|fdad fada|fdAc dDDg| fdad fada|e=cgc egcg|fdAd cdA=c|BGEA FDD|]



HAWICK LASSES. Scottish, Reel. D Mixolydian/Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Robert Pringle and originally published in his half-brother John Pringle's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs (1801). Hawick [1] is town in the Teviotdale area of the southeast Borders region of the country, and many of Pringle's tunes have place names from the region or are named for people there. The tune also appears in the Shand Collection.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Little (Scottish and Cape Breton Fiddle Music in New Hampshire), 1984; p. 13. Pringle (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs), 1801; p. 17.

Recorded sources : - New World Records 80239, Harvey Tolman - "Brave Boys: New England Traditions in Folk Music" (1995, various artists. N.H. fiddler Tolman was recorded in 1976).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]



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