Inch of Garth
X:1 T:Inch of Garth M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Malcolm MacDonald - A Collection of Strathspey Reels, vol. 1 (c. 1788, No. 4). Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dD D/D/D (AF)DF | E(gfe) fdBc | dD D/D/D (AF)D(F | E)DEF D/D/D D2 :| defg afdg | ecgc dBgB | defg afdg | ecge d/d/d d2 | defg afdg | ecgc dBgB | defg abaf | geaf d/d/d d2 ||
INCH OF GARTH. AKA and see "Rising of the Sun (The)," "Rising Sun (2) (The)," "Blackthorn Stick (4) (The)," "Clear the Road," "Irishman's Blackthorn Stick (The)," "Jolly Clam-diggers (1) (The)," "Sean-draighnean (An)." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. An 'inch' means a level field in Gaelic. Malcolm MacDonald, who composed the tune, paired it on the same page with his "Miss Menzies of Culdar (2)" in his collection.