Annotation:Lasses of the West (The)

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X: 1 T:The Lasses of the West M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Thomas Calvert Collection - page 2/3 Z:P Whittaker 2001 K:F f|c>A ~A/2A/2A A>GF>A|G>ABd cBAf |c>A ~A/2A/2A A>GF>A|G>BA>G FD>D|| c|f>g{fg}a>g f>dd>f|c>fA>fc>fAf |f>g{fg}a>g f>dd>f|c>Af>A AGGc| f>g f/2g/2ag f>dd<f|c>fA>f c>fAf/2g/2 |a>fg>d f>cd>A|G>BA>G F<DD2||

LASSES OF THE WEST. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune appears in the 1799 collection by Thomas Calvert, a musician from Kelso, Scotland. A note with the collection states that Calvert supplied "a variety of music and instruments, instruments lent out, tun'd and repaired."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Thomas Calvert (A Collection of Marches & Quick Steps, Strathspeys & Reels), 1799; pp. 2-3.

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