Annotation:Sir Harry's Welcome Home

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X:1 T: Sir Harry's Welcome Home T: Strathspey, G C: Peter Hardy F: L: 1/16 M: C| K: G |: dd3 d3B A3G E3e| dd3 d3B G3e g3e| dd3 d3B A3G E3A|[1 GD3 EF3 G4 G3e :| [2 GD3 EF3 G4 G3d |] |: g3d gb3 a3g ef3| g3d gb3 g3d gb3| g3d gb3 a3g e3g|[1 a3b ag3 e4 e3f :| [2 a3b ag3 e4 e3g |] D: Glenn Graham/Rodney MacDonald, Traditionally Rockin', TR1 D: Natalie MacMaster, My Roots Are Showing

SIR HARRY'S WELCOME HOME. AKA and see “Thistle (The).” Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Peter Hardie (c. 1775-1863) of Dunkeld, principally remembered as a violin maker. Paul Cranford remarks that this strathspey was one of the Inverness County, Cape Breton, favorites in the 20th century, played by Johnny Wilmot, Donald Angus Beaton, and others.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 210, p. 78. Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1992; p. 54.

Recorded sources: -Rounder CD 11661-7033-2, Natalie MacMaster – “My Roots are Showing” (2000). WMT002, Wendy MacIsaac – “That’s What You Get” (1998?).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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