Highway to Greenvale (The)

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HIGHWAY TO GREENVALE, THE. Scottish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of the tune in Ayshire fiddler-composer John Riddell's 1782 second collection (p. 35), issued by musician and music publisher James Aird in Glasgow. Greenvale was a small estate located between Perceton and Cunninghamhead in North Ayrshire, Scotland, and was held by Alexander Montgomerie at the time Riddell's second collection was published.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Riddell (A Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets, &c.), 1782; p. 35.

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