Sailor Lassie (The)

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 Theme code Index    31H7 652
 Also known as    Miss Margaret MacGregor’s Favourite, Tadg O Flaherty, Dolly's the Girl for Me, Polly the Lass, Sailor's Delight (4)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances for the Year 1769
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 107
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1769
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Sailor Lassie, The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Robert Bremner – “For the year 1769 a collection of scots reels, or country dances” (p. 107) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C F|(E/F/G)E c>dc TB2G|(A/B/c)A GEC D2F|(E/F/G)E c>dc TB2G|(A/B/c)A GEC C2:| e|c2c (e/f/g)e gec|(e/f/g)e afd d2e|c2c (e/f/g)e gec|(e/f/g)e gec c2e| c2c (e/f/g)e gec|(e/f/g)e afd d2e|cGc edc TB>AG|(A/B/c)A GEC C2||

X:1 T:Sailor Lassie, The M:9/8 L:1/8 B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign B:Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 517, p. 198) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” N:Aird printed the tune again in his fourth volume as N:" Miss Margaret MacGregor’s Favourite" Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|(F/G/A).F d>ed Tc2A|(B/c/d).B AFD E2G|F/G/AF d>ed Tc2A|(B/c/d).B AFD D2:| f|d2d (f/g/a).f afd|(f/g/a).a bge e2f|d2d (f/g/a/)f afd|(f/g/a)f afd d2f| d2d (f/g/a).f afd|(f/g/a).f bge e2f|dAd fed cBA|(B/c/d).B AFD D2|]