Mason Laddie (The)
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MASON LADDIE, THE. AKA and see "Mason's Apron." Scottish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Aird): AABB (Ross). Similar to Alexander McGlashan's "Braes of Glenorchy (1)," and "Isla Reel (The)." The melody was first published in 1780 by Robert Ross in A Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances, Edinburgh.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1801; No. 138, p. 52. Robert Ross (Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances & Strathspeys), Edinburgh, 1780; p. 9.