Annotation:Meason's of York

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X:1 T:Meason's of York, or the Cutting of the Stick's C:"Irish" S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/11/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 14 L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Jig K:F C|F3 F2G|A2d cBA |G2A B2G|A2G FED| F3 f3 |AcB AGF|G2A B2G|AFD D2:| ^c|d2e f2d|e2d ^c=BA|d2e f2a|ge^c d2A| d2e f2d|efd cAF|G2A B2G|AFD D2^c| d2e f2d|e2d ^c=BA|d2e f2a|ge^c d2A| d2e faB|AcB AGF|G2A B2G|AFD D2|]

MEASON'S OF YORK. AKA - "Cutting of the Sticks." Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was included by Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler biography:Robert Petrie in his 2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances (1796), where its provenance is given as "Irish". 'Meason's' = Masons (?)

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Robert Petrie (Second Collection of Strathspey Reels & Country Dances), 1796; p. 14.

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