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X:1 T:Johnny Lad N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin A|~d>efa gece|defd {f}e2 d^c|defd gece|Td>cAc {c}d2d:| c|~A2 FA {A}G2 Gc|{c}A2 Ac defd|cAFA {A}G2 Gc|T(A>G)Ac {c}d2 Td>c| TA2 FA {A}G2 Gc|{c}A2 Ac defg|aAFA {A}G2 Gc|{B}A>GAc {c}d2d|]

JOHNNY/JOHNNIE LAD. Scottish, Reel. D Minor (Christie): E Minor (Köhler, Lowe, Milne, Stewart-Robertson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Lowe): AAB (Athole, Christie, Kerr): AABB (Honeyman, Kohler, Milne).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; p. 19. Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 15. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; Set 15, No. 6, p. 10. Laybourn (Köhler's Violin Repository, vol. 2), 1881-1885; p. 118. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 2), 1844–1845; p. 14. Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870, p. 8. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 249.

Recorded sources : - Olympic 6151, The Angus Strathspey and Reel Society - "Scottish Traditional Fiddle Music" (1978).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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