New Year's Day (2)

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X:1 T:New Year's Day [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C d|G>G G>A _B>cd>f|e<c f>d e<c f>d|G>G G>A _B>cd>^f|g>e=f>d ~c2c:| |:e/f/|g>c e<g f>_B d<f|g<c e>c g>fe>c|(3faf (3ege f>_B d<^f|g<e =f>d ~c2c:|]



NEW YEAR'S DAY [2] (Bhliadhn' ur). Scottish, Strathspey. C Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "...Sung by the editor's father" (Fraser). The melody is listed by Stewart-Robertson in the "A Minor" section of "The Athole Collection," though both he and Fraser clearly harmonize it in the relative major.


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Printed sources : - Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 40, p. 14. Laybourn (Köhler's Violin Repository, Book 3), 1885; p. 196. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 50.






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