Mrs. Douglas Of Ednam
Learned from the playing of Winston "Scotty" FitzGerald off his Classic Cuts. Ednam is a village north of Kelso, Scotland in the Scottish Borders. The Athole Collection has another name on it of Lady Ross of Balnagowan that is solidly in the Highlands…great tune anyway and a blast to play.
Slight correction in the 1st and 3rd bars of the A part here along with a different note (f#) in bars 1, 3 and 5 of the B that can give it a more Irishy feel to my ears. The weird bowing in bar 1 of the A part shows how I was getting notes all whawkerjawed in the first setting posted. I’d like to think that it wouldn’t really be a "weird" bowing to those of you who play any Appalachian tunes, sort of a push on an up-bow.
I would like to say that it is incredibly hilarious to me how W.S.F. shows a blatant disregard for what is written in the Athole Collection. It also appears in Kerr’s MM 2, but I don’t have a copy. The A part in the Athole Collection is what Winston plays as the B, but with 4 more bars of course, some of which are pilfered from the rest of the Athole setting. I love creative fiddlers like W.S.F.
Mrs Douglas Of Ednam
Nice tune, Dan - thanks. I’ve added the setting you mentioned from Kerr’s Merry Melodies (X:3 above). The Athole Collection version has differences in the B part (your A part).