Sir John Stewart of Grantully’s Rant
X:1 T:Sir John Stewart of Grantully’s Rant M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:John McLachlan - Piper’s Assistant (1854, No. 35, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix g|a2 ed cAec|Bgdg BGdB|a2 ed cAec|dBGB AAA:| f|ecAd cdec|dBGc BcdB|1ecAe cdec|BAGB AAA:|2cAdB ecfd|geac AAA||
SIR JOHN STEWART OF GRANTULLY'S RANT. AKA - "Sir John Stewart of Grantullie's Rant." Scottish, Rant (cut time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of this tune in print in Edinburgh music publisher Neil Stewart's Collection of the Newest and Best Reels or Country Dances (p. 29, variously dated 1761 and 1775). See note for "Sir John Stewart of Grantully (1)."