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 Theme code Index    13L13L 4L2L26L
 Also known as    Isle of Sky
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    SCOTLAND(Central Scotland), ENGLAND(London and South East)
 Structure    AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Scots Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1757
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Isle of Sky [sic] [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Bremner - A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances (London, 1757, p.7) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb B-|BFDF BFDF|EC-CB cGGA|BFDF BFDF|ECCF DB, B,:| |:f-|fdfb fdBd|Tc>Bcd cGGf-|fdfb fdBd|Tc>Bce B/B/B B:|]

X:2 T:Isle of Sky [1] S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/11/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 23 % Gore's Index shows several citations for this tune, all published around the same time L:1/8 M:C R:Reel K:Bb A|BFDF BFDF|ECC=B cG(GA|B)FDF BFDG|ECF>E DB,B,:| A|Bdfb fdBd|(TcBc)d cBGA|Bdfb fdBd|(TcBc)d B/B/B B2| Bdfb fdBd|(TcBc)d cGGg|fBBg aBbB|(TcBcd) B/B/B B|]

X:3 T:Isle of Sky [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 159, p. 60) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D c|dAFA dAFA|GEEd eBBc|dAFA dAFA|GEEA FDDc| dA F/G/A/F/ dA F/G/A/F/|GEEd eBBc|dA F/G/A/F/ dA F/G/A/F/|GE F/G/A/G/ FDD|| a|adab afdf|edef eBBa|adad' afdf|e>d eg d2-da| ad a/d'/c'/b/ afdf|e>def eBBa|adbd c'dd'd|d'daf d/d/d d|]

X:1 T:Isle of Sky [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Petrie – Third Collection of Strathspey Reels (1802, p. 9) N:Dedicated to Francis Garden Esq. Junior of Troup by N:Robert Petrie at Kirkmichael. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb A|BFDF BFDF|ECC=B cGGA|BFDF BFDF|ECF>E DB,B,:| A|Bdfb fdBd|(cBc).d cGGA|Bdfb fdBd|(cBc)d B/B/B BF| Bdfb fdBd|(cBc)d cGGg|fBgB aBbB|(cBc)d B/B/B B|]

X:1 T:Isle of Sky [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 7) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb (A|BF)DF BFDF|ECC=B cGG(A|B)FDF BFDF|ECTF>E DB,B,:| (A|B)dfb fdBd|~cBcd cGG(A|Bd)fb fdBd|T(cBc)d B/B/B B2| Bdfb fdBd|T(cBc)d cGGg|fBgB aBbB|TcBcd B/B/B B2||

X:4 T:Isle of Sky [1] M:C L:1/8 O:Scotch Q:"Allegro" R:Reel B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 105) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|dAFA dAFA|GEEd eBBc|dAFA dAFA|GEAG FDD:|| f|afab afdf|edef eBBb|afab afdf|edef d/d/d df| afab afdf|edef dBBb|adbd adfd|ABdf edd|]

X:1 T:Isle of Sky [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 2” (New York, 1817, No. 97, p. 31) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|dAFA dAFA|GEEe eBBc|dAFA dAFA|GBAG FDD:| d/e/|(a^ga)b (afdf)|edef dBBd|(a^ga)b (afdf)|edef d2 zf| (a^ga)b (afd)|edef dBBd|(ad)(bd) (c'd)(d'd)|(g/f/e/d/) ca fdd||

X:5 T:Isle of Sky [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 26) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|dAFA dAFA|GEEd eBBe|dAFA dAFA|GFEA FDD:|| afdd' afdf|edef edBb|afad' afdf|edef e/e/e (ef)| afdd' afdf|edef edBe|defg abc'd'|edef d/d/d d2|]

X:1 T:Isle of Skye [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb d|(BF)DF (BF)DF|ECC=B cGGA|(BF)DF (BF)DF|ECFE DB,B,:| F|Bdfb fdBd|{d}cBcd {d}cBGc|Bdfb fdBd|{d}cBcd B/B/B B2| Bdfb fdBd|{d}cBcd cBGg|fBgB aBbg|fdcd B/B/B B2||

X:4 T:Isle of Sky. Roose.0182, The T:Isle of Skye [1] B:Roose MS, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Roger Hare M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/4=140 K:Bb |: B | BFDF BFDF | ECCG cGGA | BFDF BFDF | ECCF DB,B, :| |: f | fdfb fdBd | cBcd cGGf | fdfb fdBd | cBcd B2 B :|

X:6 T:Isle of Skye [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb d|BFDF BFDF|ECC=B cGGA|BFDF BFDF|ECFD DB,B,:| F|Bdfb fdBd|cBcd cBGc|Bdfb fdBd|cBcd B/B/B B>b| gfgb fdBd|cBcd cBGg|fBgB aBbB|cBcd B/B/B ~B|]