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 Theme code Index    5L5L5L1 427L2
 Also known as    Highland Lasses
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Samuel Ann and Peter Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 5
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 158, p. 70
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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X:1 T:Highland Fair, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country B:Dances, vol. 5 (London, 1788, No. 158, p. 70) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A|E2 E>F E>GA>B|(dcBA) (GABd)|cAeA {d}c2 BA|G>AB>c cAA:| |:f|ecAc eA {d}cB/A/|(ec)(cA) (GB)(Bd)|eAcA eA {d}cB/A/|G>ABd cAA :|]

X:2 T:Highland Fair, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Watlen - The Celebrated Circus Tunes (Edinburgh, 1791, p. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A|E2 E>F EGA>B|dcBA GABd|cAeA {d}c2 BA|G>AB>d cAA:| |:f|eA {d}cB/A/ eA {d}cB/A/|eccA GBBf|ecAc eA {d}cB/A/|G>ABd cAA:||

X:1 T:Highland Fair M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Campbell – 9th Book of New and Favorite Country Dances & Strathspey B:Reels (1795, p. 13) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A|E2 E>F E>GAB|d>cB>A G(BB)d|c>{B}Ae>{B}A {d}c2 BA| G>AB>d cAA:|f|eA {d}(TcB/A/) e>{B}Ac>{B}A|eA {d}cB/A/ G(BB)f| e>Ac>A e>A {d}(TcB/A/)|GBEd c(AA)f|e>A {d}(TcB/A/) e>A{B}Tc>A| e>A {d}(TcB/A/) G(BB)f|ecdB cAEC|A,cdB cAA||

X:1 T:Highland Fair M:C L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 B:(1796, No. 97, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d|A2 AB Acde|gfed cdeg|fdad f2 ed|cdeg fdd:| |:b|adfe/d/ adfe/d/|affd ceeb|adfd adfe/d/|c>deg fdd:|]

X:3 T:Highland Fair (Lasses), The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Gow - Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1822) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A F|E2 TE>F EFAc|dcB>A GB B>d|cAec dcBA|GABd cAA:|| f|eA (c/B/A) eAcf|eA (c/B/A) GA Bf|eA (c/B/A) eA (c/B/A)|GA Bd cAAf| eA (c/B/A) eAcf|eA (c/B/A) GA Bf|eA (c/B/A) eAfA|~GA Bd cAA||