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X:2 T:Stormont Lads, The M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Gow – 2nd Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels, 3rd ed., p. 10 (orig. 1788) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f2|cF3Tc3A F2AB c4|dG3 d3B G2Bc d4|Tf3ad2f2 .c2.F2.A2.c2|{e}d2cd f2A2 TG4F2:|| A2|F2f2f3e f2F2 A4|G2g2g4f g2G2 g4|Tf3ad2f2 c2F2A2c2|dc3f3A {A}G4F4| F3f efge f2F2 A4|G2g2 ^fgaf g2G2 g4|=f2af d2fd c2F2A2c2|d2cd f2AB {A}TG4 F2||



STORMONT LADS, THE. AKA - "Stormont Lads is Walking." Scottish, Strathspey or Quickstep (whole time). G Major (most versions): F Major (Gow). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow, McLachlan): AABB (most versions).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Cape Breton setting by fiddler Brenda Stubbert (b. 1959, Point Aconi, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Cranford (Brenda Stubbert’s), 1994; No. 68, p. 24. Gow (Second Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 1788; p. 10 (3rd edition). Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; Set 14, No. 3, p. 10. McLachlan (The Piper's Assistant), 1854; No. 6, p. 4. Petrie (Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1802; p. 5 ("Stormont Lads is Walking"). The Piper’s Assistant, 1877. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 166.

Recorded sources: - WMT002, Wendy MacIsaac – “That’s What You Get” (1998?).



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