Braes of Mar (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    351H3H 1H666
 Also known as    Braes of Arranmore, Braes o' Mar, Braes of Marr, Braes of Mor, Down the Meadows (2), Johnny Will You Marry Me, Lasses of Donnybrook, Lord MacDonald (1), Love Won't You Marry Me?, Some Say the Devil's Dead, Reel des noces, Sir Alexander McDonald's Reel
 Composer/Core Source    John Coutts
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche, Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AABC
 Editor/Compiler    James Walker
 Book/Manuscript title    A Second Collection of Reels Strathspeys Jigs &c.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 9
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1798
 Artist    Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Beltona BL2135 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1936
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Braes of Marr, with Variations M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Walker - A Second Collection of Reels, Strathspeys, Jigs, &c. (c. 1798, p. 9) N:Dedicated to Lady St Clair Erskine of Sinclair (Fife) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G2 GB GABG|A,<A, E>D E>A,A,>F|TG2 GA G/F/G/A/ B>c|dDDB, A,2 G,:| |:C|B,D DE/F/ GEDB,|C>EB,>D EA,A,C|B,DDE DEGA|BGcB A2G:| P:Var. 1st D|G2 GA G/A/B/c/ dB|cABG c/B/A/G/ Ed|eg/e/ de/d/ Bg/B/ AG|EedB A2G:| P:Var. 2nd |:d|ga {ga}bg (a/g/f/e/) Td2|e/f/g/e/ e/e/c/B/ c/B/A/G/ E2|g/b/a/g/ f/a/g/f/ e/f/e/d/ Bg|G<G B>G {B}A2G2:| P:Var. 3rd |:d|g2 gb g<g b2|c'abg a/g/f/e/ d2|g/a/b/g/ a/b/c'/a/ b/c'/d'/b/ a/b/c'/a/|dd>bg a2g:| P:Var. 4th |:d|B>ee>d e/d/e/f/ gB|e/d/c/B/ A>B GE E2|DG>B,G G,>GB,>G|E<ed>B A2G:|]

X:1 T:Braes of Mar Old Set, The M:D L:1/8 R:Reel B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 11) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (A/G/)|FA A(f/g/) afed|gfed BdBA|FAAf afed|egfa e2d:|| A|(FA)AB (AB)AF|G/G/G G2 GABG|(FA)(AB) (AB)(AF)|GAFd E2 (Da)| (fa).a.b (ab).a.f|g/g/g g2 gabg|(fa).a.b (ab).a.f|gafg e2d|]

X:1 T:Braes of Marr, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey N:”Original Set” B:Davie's Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, pp. 10-11) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|F<AA>B d>ef>e|d<BB<A B>dB>A|F<AA>B d>ef>d|e>dg>f {f}e2d:| |:A|F<AA>D F>DA>F|G<BB>E G>EB>G|F<AA>D F>DA>F|G<BF<A {F}E2D:| |:A|F<AA>B d>ef>e|D<BB>A B<dB>A|F<AA>B d>ef>d|e<gf<a e2d:| |:g|f<a ~a2 f>da>f|g/g/g g/g/g g>ab>g|f<a ~a2 f>da>f|g<bf<a {f}e2 dg| f<aa>d f>da>f|g<bb>e g>eb>g|f<aa>g f>da>d|(3gbg (3faf e2d|]

X:1 T:Braes o’ Mar [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D G|F<(AA>)B (d>e)(f>e)|d<(BB>A) B<dB>A|F>(AA>B) (d>e)(f>d)|(e<g)(f<a) {ef}(e2d):| G|F<A(A>D) (F>D)A>F|G<B(B>E) (G>E)B>G|F<A(A>D) (F>D)A>F|G<BF>A (E2 D)g| f(a>a>d) (f>d)(a>f)|g<(bb>e) (g>e)(b>g)|f<a(a>g) f>da>f|(3gbg (3faf {ef}(e2d)|]

X:2 T:Braes of Mar [1] M:C L:1/8 R:March S:Morison - Highland Airs and Quicksteps, vol. II, No. 34 (c. 1882) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dB | A>B AB/c/ d>e f>e | dB BA/(B/ d)B Bd/B/ | A>B AB/c/ d>e fd | ed a>f e2d2 :| {g}fd ad {g}fd ad | ge B/g/f/e/ ge ag/a/ | fd ad fd ad | ga/g/ fa/f/ {f}e2d2 || {g}fd ad fd ad | ge B/g/f/e/ ge ag/a/ | fa ef df Bd | Ad f/a/g/f/ {f}e2d2 |]

X:3 T:Braes of Mar [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A/G/|F<A A>B d>ef>e|dA B>d BA/G/|F<A A>B d>ef>d|e>dg>f e2d:| |:A/G/|F<A A>D FD AG/F/|GE G<E BA/G/|1 F<A A>D FD AG/F/| (3GBG (3FAF E2D:|2 F<A A>G F>A d>e/f/g|f>dg>f e2d|]

X:4 T:Braes of Mar [1] (Old Set) M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|F<A AB/c/ d>ef>e|dA d<B BA/G/|F<A A>B d>ef>d|e<gf<a e2d:| |:g|f<a a2 f<d a>f|g<b b2 g<e b>g|f<a a2 f<d a>f|g<bf<a e2d:|]