Novelty (1) (The)
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NOVELTY , THE (Nuadhalachd). Scottish, Reel. E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "(From) Captain Fraser's collection" (Skye). Simon Fraser (1816) notes: "This tune and "Beauty of the North (The)" form a medley by the editor, which has been much in request. (It) has been for a long time associated with the "Marchioness of Cornwallis' Strathspey (The)," by Mr. Marshall; it forms an exceedingly good medley also with 'Editor's Thanks to Mr. Nathaniel Gow (The)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 182, pp. 74-75. Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 279. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 195. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 267.