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MY AIN FIRESIDE. Scottish, Air (6/8 time). B Flat Major (Davie): D Major (Manson). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABA'. "My ain fireside" is a ballad by Elizabeth Hamilton (1758-1816), celebrating humilty, economy and sobriety, themes taken further in her didactic novel, The Cottagers of Glenburnie (1808).

Additional notes

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Printed sources : - Davie (Davie’s Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 39. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2), 1846; p. 43.

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