Lady Mauchline’s reel

Also known as Lothian Lasses.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Lady Mauchline's has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Lady Mauchline's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
FDAF dFAF|GFEF GABg|fdaf ee e2|[|:gfef gabg|fede fgaf|
|1 gfef gabg|fdaf eeef:|2 gef^d egfe|dBAF EE E2|]

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Mauchline’s Reel

From "Köhlers’ Violin Repository of Dance Music, Book II", published in Glasgow, 1885.

Re: Mauchline’s

This tune is found as "Lord Mauchline’s Reel" in Gow’s 5th collection in 1809 (the composer is given as "Mr McLeod"), but the same tune had been published in Robert Ross’s Collection as "Lothian Lasses" almost thirty years earlier. When The Skye Collection came out in 1887, it was Ross’s setting and name which was used.

Like many tunes in minor keys there are lots of ewchoes in other tunes: "The Banks of Loch Ness", "Donald John the Tailor" and even "Maurice Manley’s Polka" (one of the Ballydesmonds).

Re: Lady Mauchline’s

I didn’t notice the letter L. before the name Mauchline in the book. I checked the index and there it was named "Lady Mauchline’s Reel".