X:1 T:Mortland's Reel C:R. Petrie 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 18 L:1/8 M:C| R:Reel K:Gm D|G3A BcdB|A2Af AFcF |G3A Bcdf|f(dTcA) G/G/GG :| d|gdfd gbag|fcfc fagf |gdgd gbag|f(dTcA) G/G/G G^f| gdgd gbag|fcfc f(aTgf)|dfga gfga|f(dTcA) G/G/GG |]
MORTLAND'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler Robert Petrie. It appears in his Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances (1795, p. 18), a volume dedicated to his employer and patron, Mrs. Garden of Troup.