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 Theme code Index    351H1H 662H2H
 Also known as    Loch Eireachd Side, Loch Ericht Side, Lass o' Gowrie (1), Lakes of Sligo (The), Niel Gow's Second Wife (1), Over the Hills to Glory, Real Scotch Polkas No. 3, Rocky Road to Dublin (4) (The), Tom Billy's Polka (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Niel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Second Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
Loch Erroch Side

Played by: George Robertson (garfiddle)
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Image: Tytlers Balloon
 Score   (1)   
Loch Erroch Side

X:2 T:Loch Erroch Side, a Strathspey M:C L:1/8 C:"Composed by Niel Gow & his 2nd Wife." B:Gow - 2nd Collection of Niel Gow's Reels, 3rd ed., p. 7 (1788) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G/F/|(EG)~G>A (c/B/c/d/) c2|TA>GAc (d/c/d/e/) dD|(EG)G>A Tc>d {c/d/}e>d|Tc>A (G/A/c/).E/ TD2 CG/F/| EG~G>A (c/B/c/d/) c2|TA>GAc (d/c/d/e/) dD|EG~G>A Tc>d {c/d/}e>d|Tc>A (G/A/c/).E/ TD2C|| g/f/|eg c(e/f/) (g/f/).e/f/ {e/f/}g2|fa d(f/g/) (a/g/).f/.g/ ag/f/|eg c(e/f/) (g/f/).e/.f/ g>c|G>ce>c Td2 c(g/f/)| eg c(e/f/) (g/f/).e/.f/ gf/e/|fa d(f/g/) (a/g/).f/.g/ ag/f/|e>gd>e ~c>Gca|cGc>E TD2 C||

X:2 T:Loch Erroch Side M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 543, p. 207) N:"Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A/G/|FAAB d>edc|TB>ABd e>feE|FAAB Td>e {de}f>e|e/d/c/B/ A/B/d/F/ TE2D|| a/g/|fad f/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|g beg/a/ b/a/g/a/ ba/g/|fad f/g/ a/g/f/g/ af/d/|A>df>d Te2 {de] d a/g/| fad f/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|g beg/a/ b/a/g/a/ b>a/2g/4|f<a e<a Td>c/2B/4 Ab|a>d' A/>d/g/>f/ Te2 {de}d||

X:1 T:Locherroch Side M:C L:1/8 R:Air & Strathspey B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, pp. 26-27) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (G/F/)|(E>G)(G>A) (c>d)(c>B)|T(A>G)(Ac) {^c}d>edD|(E>G)(G>A) {cd}e>d| T(d/c/B/A/) (G/E/c/E/) TD2C:|(g/>f/)|(eg) ce/f/ (g/f/e/f/) g2|(fa) df/g/ (a/g/f/g/) (ag/f/)| (eg) ce/f/ (g/f/e/f/) ge/c/|G>ce>c Td2 {cd} c(g/f/)|(e/g/f/g/) (c/d/e/f/) (g/f/e/f/) (g/c'/e/g/)| (f/g/a/f/) df/g/ (a/g/f/g/) (ag/f/)|(e/g/f/a/) (g/e/f/d/) (e/d/c/B/) (c/A/G/c/)|(E/F/G/E/) (c/E/B/E/) TD2C|| (G/F/)|T(E/D/E/F/) (G/F/G/A/) T(c/B/c/d/) (e/c/G/c/)|T(A/G/A/B/) (c/B/c/e/) T(d/c/d/e) dD| T(E/D/E/F/) (G/E/G/A/) (c/e/g/a/) T(g/e/d/e/)|T(c/A/e/d/) (c/A/G/E/) TD2 C(G/F/)| (E/C/E/G/) (c/E/G/c/) (e/g/f/a/) (g/e/d/c/)|T(A/G/A/B/) (c/d/e/f/) (a/g/f/e/) (d/c/d/D/)| (E/G/Tc/A/) (G/E/G/c/) (e/c/e/g/) (c'g/e/c/)|(G/c/e/d/) (c/A/G/E/) TD2C2|| T(g/>f/)|(e/g/f/a/) T(g/f/e/g/) (c/e/g/e/) (c'g/Tf/e/)|(f/a/g/a/) (f/a/d/f/) (A/d/f/g/) T(a/g/a/f/)| (e/g/f/a/) (g/f/e/d/) (e/g/d/e/) (c/A/G/E/)|(G/c/e/a/) g/c'/a/f/ eTd{cd}cT(g/>f/)| (e/g/f/a/) (g/c'/e/g/) (c/e/Tg/e/) (c'>e/Tg/e/)|(f/a/c'/a/) (f/a/d/f/) (A/d/f/g/) (a/g/a/f/)| (e/g/f/a/) (g/c'/a/f/) (e/g/)(d/B/) (c/A/G/F/)|(E/F/G/E/) (c/>E/)(c/>E/) D2 C2|| P:Brisk Strathspey M:C| L:1/8 F|(E<G)(G>A) c>dcG|T(A>G)Ac d>edD|(E>G)(G>A) c>ded| (d/c/B/A/) .c.E TD2 C:|f|(eg) ce/f/ (g/f/e/f/)|(fa) df/g/ (a/g/f/g/) ag/f/| (eg) ce/f/ (g/f/e/f/) ge/c/|(G>c)(e>c) Td2 (c>f)|(eg) ce/f/ (g/f/e/f/) T(g/e/g/e/)| (fa) df/g/ (a/g/f/g/) T(a/g/a/f/)|(e/g/)(f/a/) (g/f/)e/d/ T(e/d/)c/B/ (c/A/)(G/F/)|(E/F/)G/E/ c/E/c/E/ TD2C||

X:1 T:Loch Erroch Side M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 65, p. 26) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D|FAAB d>edA|B>ABd efeE|FAAB defe|dBAF TE2 E2| FAA>B d>edc|BABd e/d/e/f/ eE|FAA>B df/g/4a/4 {g}f>e|{e}dB/d/ {B}AG/F/ TE2D|| fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|g beg/a/|b/a/g/a/ ba/g/|fad f/g/ a/g/f/g/ ad|A>dfd Te2 {de}d2| fad f/g/ a/g/f/g/ b/a/g/f/|gb eg/a/ ba/g/a/ c’/b/a/g/|f<ae<a d<Ad>b|d<AdF TE2 {DE}D||

X:11 T:Lough Erric Side M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Tracy’s selection of the present favorite country dances (179?) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (E>G)(G<c) c>dc>G|A>GA>c d>e d2|(E>G)(G<c) c>de>d|c>AG>E D2C2:| |:e<gc<g e<g gf/e/|f<ad<a f<a ag/f/|e<gc<g e<g gf/e/|G>ce>c d2c2| e<gc<g e<g gf/e/|f<ad<a f<a ag/f/|e>gd>e c>de>d|c>AG>E D2C2||

X:1 T:Loch Errick Side or the Dutchess of Gordon’s Favorite C:Variations by Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/16 R:Air Q:”Slow” B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 12) 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:C D2 |EG3G3A c3dcB3|A3GAc3 d3edD3|EG3 (G3A/4B/4) c3d{cd}e3d|cA3GE3 TD4 C2:| f2|e2g2 c2ef {a}g2{f}e2g4|f2a2 d2fg agfg a4|e2g2 c2ef gfef g2c2|Gc3ec3 Td4 c2gf| e2g2 c2ef gfef agfe|f2a2 d2fg agfg bagf|eg3de3 c3GA2a2|{d}c{B}A3 c3E TD4C2|| P:Variations C2|G,2CE C2EG (c2Bd) c3G|~A2BG A2B^c (dcde) d(FED)|CEG2 EGc2 (3.c2.e2.g2 (3.f2.d2.B2|(dc)(BA) (AG)(FE) TD4C2:| gf|fege cdef gfga agfe|f2^fa d2f=g agfg (ba)(gf)|e2fg c2ef (gfef) g3c|(Gceg) (fedc) Td4 c2gf| (efge) (cdef) (gfga) (agfe)|(fgaf) (defg) agab {b}a2gf|(efge) (defd) (cBcG) Aa|(dcBA) (GAcE) TD4C2|| GF|T(3EDE (3CB,C (3G^FG (3E^DE (3GAB (3cBd (3cBA (3GFE|(3TFEF (3D^CD T(3A^GA T(3FEF (3d^cd (3Tfef (3d=cB (3AGF| (3TEDE (3TCB,C (3G^FG (3E^DE (3.c.d.e (3.d.e.f (3.e.g.c' (3.a.f.d|(3edc (3dcB (3cBA (3GFE TD4 C4||

X:4 T:Loch Erroch Side M:C L:1/8 Q:"Allegro" B:Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D|FAAB d>edc|BABd e>fed|FAAB d>ef>e|dB A/B/d/F/ {F}E2D:|| a/g/|fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|gb eg/a/ b/a/g/a/ ba/g/|fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ af/d/|Adfd e2 da/g/| fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|gb eg/a/ b/a/g/a/ ba/g/|fae>f dABb|dAdF {F}E2D||

X:1 T:Lock Errock Side M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Edward Riley – “Riley’s Flute Melodies vol. 3” (1820, No. 8, p. 2) F: https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ab7b93e0-f959-0139-46b9-0242ac110002#/?uuid=27907c30-2ae4-013a-9273-0242ac110003 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|.F.A.A (B/c/)|d>edc|TB>ABd|e>f eE|.F.A.A (B/c/)|d>e {d}fe|(e/d/)(c/B/) (A/B/).d/.F/|{F}E2-D:| |:(a/g/)|.f.a.d (f/g/)|(a/g/f/g/) .a(g/f/)|.g.b.e (g/a/)|(b/a/g/a/) .b(a/g/)|f>a e>f|{e}d>B A>b|ad a(g/f/)|{f}Te>{dfe}d d:|

X:1 T:Loch Erroch Side M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:”Melodist: A Collection of music in two volumes" (1826-1859, No. 64, p. 35) N:The melodist is a musician's ms., probably by a fiddler, that contains both N:tunes and songs from a variety of sources, American and European. The N:inscription on the inside cover reads, "This is from the Bridge family of N:Augusta, Maine (Horatio Bridge, friend of Hawthorne's)". However, entries in N:the ms. were in different hands indicating several contributors. N:The ms. is neat and the notation studied and precise. F: https://archive.org/details/Melodist/page/n35/mode/2up?view=theater Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D|FAAB d>edA|B>ABd efeE|FAAB d>efe|dBAF TE2 E2| FAAB d>edc|BABd e/d/e/f/ eE|FAA>B df/g/4a/4 f>e|{e}dB/d/ {B}AG/F/ TE2 D2|| fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ a2|g beg/a/ b/a/g/a/ ba/g/|fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ ad|A>df>d Te2 {de}d2| fa df/g/ a/g/f/g/ b/a/g/f/|gb eg/a/ b/a/g/a/ c’/b/a/g/|f<a e<f d<A B<b|d<A fD E2D2||

X:4 T:Loch Ericht Side M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G/F/|E<G GA/B/ c>dc>B | A>GAB/c/ d/e/f/e/ d>D | E<G GA/B/ c>de>d | c/B/A/G/ c>E D2C :| || g | e/f/g c>g a/g/f/e/ g>e | a>ada b/a/g/f/ a>g | e/f/g c>g a/g/f/e/ g>c| G>ce>c d2 c>g | e/f/g c>g a/g/f/e/ g>e | f>ad>a b/a/g/f/ a>g | e/f/g d>e =c>de>d | c/B/A/G/ c>E D2C ||