COOKIE SHINE. Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A cookie shine is a name for a tea party. The word 'shine' was often used to designate a festive and convivial social event, such as an assembly, wedding, or merry making-- "it was a great shine." However, 'shine' could also be applied to negative social events, such as quarrels, rows or scoldings great and small (designated a 'grand shine' or 'bit shine', as the case might have been). [Jamieson et al, An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 1879].
Printed source: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 3; No. 166, p. 20.
X:1 T:Cookie Shine M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 166 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F c2 (AB) cfef|cBAB c2A2|d2 (Bc) dgga|bagf edc=B| c2 (AB) cfef| cBAB c2A2|dgga bagf|ecde f2||(AB)|cAfA cAAB|cAfA c2 (BA)| dBgB dBBc|dBgB d2 (AB)|cAfA cAAB|cAfA c2 (BA)|dgga bagf|ecde f2a2||
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