When Pettie came over the Glen

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X:1 T:When Pettie came over the Glen M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig Q:"Moderato" S:Robert Petrie – 4th Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jiggs and Country Dances (c. 1805, p. 16) F:https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/119149772 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin d|BAG GDG GAB|AGF FGF Adc|BAG GDG GAB| ABc cdB {B}A2:||F|BcB dBd f2d|BcB def ecz/B/| BcB dBd f2d|cdc cdB Adc|BAG GDG GAB| AGF FGF Adc|BAG GDG G2d|gab ag^f g2||



WHEN PETTIE CAME OVER THE GLEN. AKA and see “Night before Larry was Stretched (The).” Scottish, Jig (9/8 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in Robert Petrie’s Fourth Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jiggs and Country Dances, published in Edinburgh in 1805. He identifies the tune as ‘Irish’. See note for “Night before Larry was Stretched (The)” for origins.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 22. Petrie (A Fourth Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jiggs and Country Dances), c. 1805; p. 16.

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