Annotation:Rise Lazy Lubber

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X:1 % T:Rise Lazy Lubber T:Erich buit erich M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Angus Cumming – A Collection of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels (1780, No. 23, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin c|A2 A>c G2 G>A|c>d e>c A2 A>c|d>A c>A G2 G>A|c>de>c A2A:| |:a|g>eg>d edca|g>ed>c A2 A>a|g>eg>d e>dc>e|d>eg>a A2 A:|]

RISE LAZY LUBBER. AKA and see “Rise Ye/You Lazy Fellow.” Scottish, Strathspey or Reel. A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB (Glen, Johnson). John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of the tune in print in Angus Cumming's 1780 collection (p. 8), where it is set as a strathspey. “Very Old” notes Gow (1802). As “Rise Ye Lazy Lubber” it was included in the 1840 music manuscript collection of Waverton, Cumbria, musician John Rook (p. 189).

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Printed sources : - Aird (Aird's 6th and Last Volume of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs), 1803; p. 10. Cumming (A Collection of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels), 1780; No. 22, p. 8. Glen (Glen Collection of Scottish Music, vol. 1), 1891; p. 24. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 22. S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 43. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880’s; No. 67, p. 10. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 49.

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