Annotation:I think the Carlie’s wud the night

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X:1 T:I think the Carlie’s wud the night N:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey N:”Very Old” B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B2|{B}TA3FA3B dB3TB3d|{B}A3FA3B d3AA3B|d3AA3B {c}d3BB3d|{B}TA3FA3B d3A-A3B| A3FA3B d3B B3d|{B}A3FA3B ~d3ef3d|e-f.g/.e/ f-g.a.f {f}Te3dB2d2|{B}A3FA3B {B}d2A2-A2|| B2|ddd2 f3-d {f}Te3eB2e2|dd3 f3d g2ef3d|eg3fa3 {f}Te3dB2d2|{B}A3FA3B {c}d2A2-A3B| ddd2 f3-d {f}Te3B2e2|dd3 f3ds g3df3d|(ef).g.e (fg).a.f {f}Te3dB2d2|Aa3 {f}e3f {c}d2A2-A2||

I THINK THE CARLIE'S WUD THE NIGHT. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. William Christie, in whose 1820 collection this tune appears, indicated it was "Very Old."

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Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; p. 33.

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