Colonel Mercer of Aldie's

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 Theme code Index    1555 7bL7bL7bL7b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Malcolm MacDonald
 Book/Manuscript title    Second Collection of Strathspey Reels (A).
 Tune and/or Page number    p.9
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1789
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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COLONEL MERCER OF ALDIE'S. Scottish, Strathspey. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was printed by Malcolm MacDonald of Dunkeld in his 2nd Collection, dedicated to the Earl of Breadalbane.

Printed Source: MacDonald (A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1789; p. 9.


X:1
T:Colonel Mercer of Aldie's
M:C
L:1/8
R:Strathspey
S:MacDonald - 2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels (1789)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Dmix 
A | D/D/D (A>F) A>BAF | C/C/C C2 C>E c>E | D/D/D A>F A>BAG | F>D d>^c d>D D :|
f | d/d/d f>d e>dfd | c/c/c c>e gece | d/d/d f>d e>df>d | d>BA>G F>DD>f | 
d/d/d f>d e>dfd | c/c/c (c>e) g>ecg | a>fge f>de^c | B<d!trill!AG F>D D ||