Rough Tyke of Tarland (The)

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X:1 T:Rough Tyke of Tarland, The T:Ballandalloch (?) M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Davies Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin G|E<AA>B e>de<g|G<GB>A G2 G<B|E<AA>B e>de<a| g<eg>B {B}A2A:|a|b>ga>e g>de<g|G<cB>A {A}G2 Ga| b>ga>e g>de<a|g<eg>B {B}A2 Aa|b>ga>e g>de<g| d>cB>A {A}G2 Gc|B>AB<d e>de<a|g<eg>B {B}A2 A||



Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A 'rough tyke' is someone who is ill-mannered, boorish, loutish, etc., not always said pejoratively and sometimes with affection.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - James Davies (Davies Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 14.

Recorded sources: -



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