Highway to Boutrie Hill (The)
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HIGHWAY TO BOUTRIE HILL, THE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of the tune in Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Riddell's collections (p. 42). Boutrie Hill was the Ayrshire birthplace of High Montgomerie (1739-1819), 12th Earl of Eglinton.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Riddell (Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets &c.), 1782; p. 40.