Lad if you lo’e me

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X:1 T:Lade if you Lo’e me M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air or Jig Q:”Lively” N:”Perfom’d by Mr. Rickets” B:Watlen – Celebrated Circus Tunes (1791, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c2c c2c|c3 Td>cd|e2e e2e|e3 Tf>ef| g3 e>fg|f3 d>ef|egf edc|Bdc BAG|| c2c c2c|c3 Td>cd|e2e e2e|e3 Tf>ef| g3 e>fg|f3 def|eag fed|c2c [E3G3c3]”End”|| e2e e2e|gfe gre|d2d d2d|fed fed| e^fg efg|^fga fga|gab c'2b|b3 a3|| c'2c' a2a|b2b g2g|e2e ^f2f|g2g gab| c'2c' a2a|b2b g2g|e2e ^f3f|!fermata!g2{^fgbag=fed}!D.C.!||



LAD IF YOU LO'E ME. Scottish, Air (6/8 time). C Major (Watlen): D Major (Aird). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD. Watlen notes: "Danc'd by Mr. Rickerts." John Bill Ricketts was the star equestrian performer at the Edinburgh circus between 1790 and 1792, after which he sailed for America.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4) 1796; No. 104, p. 41. John Watlen (The Celebrated Circus Tunes), 1791; p. 15.

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