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X:1 T:Lady Mary Lindsay's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Riddell of Ayr – Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets &c. B:for the Violin (1782, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C g|{f}edc(G cd)cE|TDCDE {E}A2 Ag|{f}edcG cdc(E|TDC)DE C2C:| (E/F/|GA)GE GAcd|Tedce d2 d(E/F/|GA)GE GAcd|egde c2 cE/F/| GAGE GAcd|egfe dc(de/f/|ga)ge fedc|AGAB c2c||

LADY MARY LINDSAY. AKA - "Lady Mary Lindsay's Reel." Scottish, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of the tune in print in Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Riddell's 1782 collection (p. 33). The second strain of this tune is the same as the first part of the Irish reel "Fisherman's Lilt (1)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 1), 1891; p. 10. John Riddell (Collection of Scots Reels, Minuets &c. for the Violin), 1782; p. 33.

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