Hurdle Race (The)

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X:1 T:Hurdle Race, The C:James Fraser M:C L:1/8 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 4 (1844–1845, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e|cA A/A/A A2 EA|A,CEA cAec|dB B/B/B B2 FB|B,DFB dBfd| cA A/A/A A2 EA|A,CEA cAec|defd fgaf|ecdB A2 A|| e|(cA)eA EAcA|eAce fedc|(dB)fB (FB)dB|fBdf bged| cAeA EAcA|eAce fedc|defd fgaf|ecdB A2 A2||

HURDLE RACE, THE. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Athole, Skye): AABB (Miller): AA'BB' (Kerr). Composed by James Fraser (see also Fraser's "Mill Burn (1) (The)").

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 236. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2); No. 45, p. 8. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 4), 1844–1845; p. 4. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 6. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 172, p. 108. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 34.

Recorded sources : - Angus Cameron - "Strings to the Bow" (1977). Cape Breton Violins.

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]

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