Lowlands of Scotland (The)

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X:1 T:Lowlands of Scotland, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 162. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin BA|GFGA BEEc|BGdG BAGF|GFGA BABd|egfd edBA| GFGA BEEc|BGdG BAGF|GFGA BABd|egf^d e2|| ef|gfef gfed|BddA Bddf|gfef gfed|Bee^d e2 ef| gfef gfed|BddA Bddg|bgaf gfed|Bee^d e2||



LOWLANDS OF SCOTLAND, THE. AKA and see "My Love is Far Away," "Scotch Mary." Scottish, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kennedy): AA'BB' (Kerr). The reel is traditionally paired with the strathspey "Highlands of Scotland (1) (The)." It appears (as "Lowlands of Scotland") in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper Canon James Goodman. although Goodman's setting is distanced from that printed in the Kerr's collection.


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Printed sources : - Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 115, p. 28. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 4), c. 1880's; No. 116, p. 14.

Recorded sources : - Maggie's Music MMCD222, Bonnie Rideout - "Scottish Fire" (2000).




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