Cottage Adjoining the Fall (The)
COTTAGE ADJOINING THE FALL, THE (Bothan an easan). Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Fraser): AABB (Martin). "The words of this melody are also printed in various collections, from which the substance may be gathered, but the air itself, as acquired through the gentlemen mentioned in the Prospectus, was never published until now" (Simon Fraser of Knockie ).
Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1874; No. 171, p. 70. Martin (Taigh na Teud), 1990; p. 19.
X:1 T:Cottage adjoining the Fall, The T:Bothan an easan M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Fraser Collection (1874) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (G>A)|B2d2 (e/d/)(B/d/)|e2E2G>A|B2d2(eB)|(A2G2)G>A|B2d2(e/d/)(B/d/)| e2E2G>A|B2 g>e (d<B)|A2[B,2G2]||(3GBd|g2a2b>a|g2B2(de)|(ga)e2(dB)| A2[B,2G2] (3GBd|g2a2 (b/a/)g/f/|g2B2 (ba)|b2e2 (dB)|A2[B,2G2]||
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