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NEW BRIG O' METHLICK [1], THE. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB'. Composed by William Hardie (1787–1884), in honor of a new bridge completed in 1844 in the village of Methlick [1], Aberdeenshire, on the river Ythan. The Bridge has three spans, with the middle span constructed as a drawbridge.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cranford (The Cape Breton Scottish Collection), 2013; p. 79. Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1992; p. 70. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935; no. 70, p. 28.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings [2]
See notation at Cranford Publications [3]

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