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WESTERN ISLES, THE. AKA - "Highland Reel (2) (A)." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears as "A Highland Reel" in James Aird's Glasgow published Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5 (1801).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1801; No. 179, p. 67 (appears as "A Highland Reel"). Miller (Fiddler’s Throne), 2004; No. 265, p. 159.

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