Lassie Look Before Ye
X:1 T:Lassie Look Before You C:Mr. Marshall M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2|D3AF3A D3AF3A|E=c3c3G E4 (=C2E2)|D3AF3A D3AF3A|Dd3d3A (G2F2)E2D2:| d3fA3f d3fA3f|=c3de3f g4 (ag).f.e|d3fA3f d3fA3f|d3ef3g a4 (ba).g.f| d3fA3f d3fA3f|=c3de3f g4 (efg2)|a3fg3e f3de3c|d3BA3G (G2F2)E2D2||
LASSIE, LOOK BEFORE YOU/YE.. AKA and see "Look Before You," "Lasses Look Before You," "Miss Agnes Ross’s Reel," "Miss Ross," "Miss Ross’ Strathspey—of Elgin (1)," Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (most versions): AABB' (Athole, Skye). Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer William Marshall (1748-1833), although this was not Marshall's title but rather a variation of the one published by the Gow's. In Marshall's own collection the strathspey appears under the "Miss Ross" title. As "Lasses Look Before You" it is played as a Shetland Reel on the island of Unst.James Goodman.