Lads of Elgin (The)

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X:1 T:Lads of Elgin, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin B|A>Bc>d e>dc>A|B>E E/E/E G>AB>G|A>Bc>d e>dc>A|B>E E/E/E A2A:| B|A<ae<^f d>ec>A|B>E E/E/E G>AB>G|A<ae<^f d<ec<A|B>E E/E/E A2 A>B| A<ae<^f d>e c<A|B>E E/E/E G>AB>G|A>Bc>d e>dc>A|B>E E/E/E A2A||

LADS OF/O' ELGIN, THE. Scottish, Strathspey. A Dorian (Glen): A Mixolydian (Bremner). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of the tune in Robert Bremner's 1757 collection, where it is set as a reel. It also was included in the [James] Gillespie Manuscript of Perth (1768, p. 106).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bremner (Scots Reels), c. 1757; p. 59. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 59.

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