The Brig O’ Perth strathspey

Also known as The Brig O’ Perth Highland Fling, The Brig O’ Perth Highland Schottische, Brig Of Perth, The Brig Of Perth.

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Brig O' Perth has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Brig O' Perth
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
d>G |A>ce>g f>de<d | c<Ac>e a2 c>B | A>ce>g f>de<d | B<GB>d g2 d>G |
A>ce>g f>de<d | c<Ac>e a2 f>g | a>fg>e f>de>=c | B<dG>B g2 ||
(3dcB |A<ae>a c>ae>a | c<Ac>e a>ec>B | A<ae>a c>a e2 | B<GB>d g2 d>B |
A<ae>a c>ae>a | c<Ac>e a2 f>g | (3agf g>e (3fed e>=c | B<dG>B g2 |]
X: 2
T: The Brig O' Perth
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
A>ce>g f>de>d | c>Ac>e a>ec>B | A>ce>g f>de>d | B>GB>d g>dB>G |
A>ce>g f>de>d | c>Ac>e a2 f>g | a>fg>e f>de>c | d>BG>B g>dB>G ||
A>ae>a c>ae>a | c>Ac>e a>ec>B | A>ae>a c>ae>a | B>GB>d g>dB>G |
A>ae>a c>ae>a | c>Ac>e a2 f>g | a>fg>e f>de>c | d>BG>B g>dB>G |]

Two comments

“The Brig O’ Perth” ~ C: Donald Dow

With the gentle return of one of our members, alias Dow, I thought it only right to add something from his namesake, as a welcome back… Some have this as AAB, but it doesn’t fit the usual dances well that way… This is a fun one to play and to dance to as well…

“The Brig O’ Perth Highland Schottische (Fling)” ~ 1870s

"Kerr’s First Collection of Merry Melodies"
Page 20, tune #17 ~ "The Brig O’ Perth Highland Schottische"

X: 2
T: Brig O’ Perth, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: highland schottische
K: Ador
A>ce>g f>de>d | c>Ac>e a>ec>B | A>ce>g f>de>d | B>GB>d g>dB>G |
A>ce>g f>de>d | c>Ac>e a2 f>g | a>fg>e f>de>c | d>BG>B g>dB>G ||
A>ae>a c>ae>a | c>Ac>e a>ec>B | A>ae>a c>ae>a | B>GB>d g>dB>G |
A>ae>a c>ae>a | c>Ac>e a2 f>g | a>fg>e f>de>c | d>BG>B g>dB>G |]