Pate Baillie's Jig

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X:1 T:Pate Baillie's Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 1 (c. 1880, No. 27, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin e|E2E E2d|B2A B2d|AFD DEF|AFD DEF| E2E E2d|B2A B2A|B^cd AFD|E3 E2:| |:F|G2B BcB|G2B BcB|F2A D2A|FAF DEF| G2B BcB|G2B BcB|dcB AGF|E3 E2:| ^d|eee EEE|eee EEE|ddd DDD|ddd DDD| eee EEE|eee EEE|dcB AGF|E3 E2^d| eee EEE|eee EEE|ddd DDD|ddd DDD| GGG FFF|EEE eee|dcB AGF|E3 E2||

PATE BAILLIE'S JIG. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBC. Pate Baillie (1774-1841) lived in Loanhead, Midlothian, and was a mason (though his nickname was "the fiddling tinker") and musician. He published a collection of tunes in 1825, although this tune does not appear in it; it is not known if he was the composer.

See also his strathspey "Peter Baillie (1), or Lonach Highland Fling."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; No. 27, p. 33.

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