Cottar's Wife (The)

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 Theme code Index    1551H 57b27bL
 Also known as    Coatter Wife (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander "King" McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    Collection of Reels (A)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1786
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COTTAR'S WIFE, THE. Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (McGlashan, Stewart-Robertson): ABB (Shears).

Printed source: McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 42 (appears as "The Coatter Wife"). Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection, vol. 1), 1986; p. 50 (pipe setting). Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 99.


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T:Cottar's Wife, The
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L:1/8
R:Reel
B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection  (1884)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Amix
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A/A/A ag a2 bg|e2gd BGGB|A/A/A ag a2 bg|e2dB eAA||
B|cAec A/A/A ed|cAec BGGB|cAec A/A/A ed|cABG A2AB|
cAec A/A/A ed|cAec BGGB|cAec A/A/A ea|cAB^G A2A||


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