Salmon Tails up the Water (2)

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X:1 T:Salmon Tails up the Water [2] N:”Very Old” M:C L:1/16 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 5 (1859, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A2|:Ae3e3f {f}eA3 c4|Ae3e3=c B=G3dB3|Ae3e3f {f}eA3 c4|BE3E3F =G3ABG3:| Aa3 Ta4 e3ac3a |=Gg3 Tg4 dg3BG3|Aa3 Ta4 e3ac3a|=g3be3g dg3BG3| Aa3 Ta4 e3ac3a|=Gg3 Tg4 dg3BG3|Aa3 Ta4 e3ac3a|=g3be3g dg3BG3||



SALMON TAILS UP THE WATER [2]. AKA and see "Bainis choinich," "Bob o' Dooly (The)," "Carlin is Your Daughter Ready?," "Jenny Cameron's Rant," "Port Nan Con." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Lowe): AABB (Kerr). Some resemblance to John Rook's "Salmon Tails (2)" in the first strain, but different enough so as not to be cognate. The second strains are different.


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Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 43, p. 7. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 5), 1859; p. 4.






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