Wind on the Heath

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X:1 T:Wind on the Heath % Nottingham Music Database S:Scotland R: Waltz M:3/4 L:1/4 F: K:D A|D3/2E/2D|F2G|A2B|AFD|G2d|F2d|EFD|CB,A,| D3/2E/2D|F2G|A2B|AFD|FdF|Edc|dAF|D2A| d3/2e/2d|f2g|a2g|fed|B3/2c/2B|c2d|efd|cBA| d3/2e/2d|f2g|a2g|fed|B/2c/2dB|c/2d/2ec|d3|d2A| d3/2e/2d|f2g|a2g|fed|B3/2c/2B|c2d|efd|cBA| dad|cac|Bag|fed|B/2c/2dB|c/2d/2ec|dAF|D2||

WIND ON THE HEATH. Scottish, Pastoral Air (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Alec Sim of Birnam, Perthshire, who for many years was the conductor of the Aberdeen Strathspey and Reel Society. The tune is based on David Young's melody "Hey to Cowpar/Hey to Couper," published in his 1734 Duke of Perth's MS.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 20.

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