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X:1 T:Merry Meeting [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:David Young – “A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations” (AKA - The B:McFarlane Manuscript (c. 1741, No. 211, p. 257) F: N:The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland K:Dmix B|ADD TF2E|TF2E D2e|fed Tc2d|eAA A>B^c/d/| ADD TF2E|TF2E D2e|fed Ad^c|(d3 d2):| |:f|eAA T^c2d|e>fef g3|B^cd e>fed|T^c3 A2 fg| add g^cc|fBB eAA|dGG ^cFF|BEE EdB| ADD TF2E|TF2E D2e|fed ^c2d|eAA AdB| ADD TF2E|F2E D2e|fed Ad^c|(d3 d2):|]

MERRY MEETING [1], THE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was entered by Edinburgh musician and writing master David Young into his MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740, p. 257), compiled for his patron, Sir Walter MacFarlan of MacFarlane. Twenty years later "Merry Meeting" was published, with variation sets, in James Oswald's Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7 (1760).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7), 1760; p. 5. David Young (A Collection of Scotch Airs with the latest Variations, AKA - The McFarlane Manuscript), c. 1741; 212, p. 258.

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