Smith of Killiechassie (The)
X:1 T:Smith of Killechassie N:”Old” M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Duncan McKercher – A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels (Edinburgh, 1824, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin A/A/A AB e2 eB|d2 dg BB BG|A/A/A AB e2 eB|d2 dB AA AG:| g2 ^fg aefd|g2 gb BB BG|g2 ^fg aefd|gedB AA AG| g2 ^fg aefd|g2 gb BB BG|g2 ^fg aefd|gedB AA AG||
SMITH OF KILLIECHASSIE, THE. AKA - "Smith of Chilliechassie." Scottish, Reel (whole time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Athole, Martin): AA'BBCCDD (Skye). Originally a pipe tune often heard at competitions, it is also popular in fiddle versions. The tune was apparently composed by fiddler-composer Duncan McKercher, as it appears in his collection "Original Strathspeys and Reels" (1824).