O but Ye be Merry
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O BUT YE BE MERRY. AKA and see "O She's Comical," "Glen Where My Love Is (The)." Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): ABCDE (McGlashan). See also the variants "Duntroon Castle" and "Rejected Suitor (The)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, Book 10, c. 1890's, No. 12, p. 8 . McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 9. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 77 .
See also listing at:
See Paul Cranford's standard notation setting and notes