Highland Reel (1) (A)
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HIGHLAND REEL , A. AKA and see "Aldridge's Rant." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The melody was printed by London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson as "Aldridge's Rant."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), 1797; No. 12, p. 5.
Hime (Forty Eight Original Irish Dances Never Before Printed with Basses, vol. 1), Dublin, 1804; No. 3.