Lass of Ballintrae (2)

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X:1 T:Lass of Ballintrae [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Gow - 4th Repository (1817) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F d|cFAc dfef|cFAF GDDd|cFAc dfeg|afce f3:| c|fcfa gceg|(f/g/a) g>f ecce|fcfa gcgb|afce f3c| fcfa gceg|(f/g/a) g>f eccf|(d/c/B) fd cFAc|dfeg f3||



LASS OF BALLINTRAE [2]. AKA - "Bonny Lass of Ballantrae (The)." Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Connor, Surenne): AAB (Gow, Stewart-Robertson). The tune appears in Joseph Lowe's 1844 collection where it is attributed to Captain Fraser (musician and collector Captain Simon Fraser, although it does not seem to appear in any of Fraser's collections). The reel was collected in Ireland in the very early 20th century in south County Armagh by the Rev. Luke Donnellan. See also the related Irish reel "Flags of Dublin (1) (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Rev. Luke Donnellan music manuscript collection [O'Connor].

Printed sources : - Donnellan (Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society, vol. II, No. 2), 1909; No. 74. Gow (Complete Repository), Part 4, 1817; p. 22. O'Connor (The Rose in the Gap), 2018; No. 215, p. 108. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 206 (appears as "Bonny Lass of Ballantrae (The)"). Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 52.






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