The Sportsman’s Haunt strathspey

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X: 1
T: The Sportsman's Haunt
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
F|D<B, B>d B<F F>B|A<E E>D C<A, A,B,/C/|D<B, B>d B<F F>B|1 A>F E>C B,/B,/B, B,>F:|2 A>F E>C B,/B,/B, B,>f|
|:e/d/c/B/ f>B d>f b<f|a>f e<a c<A a>A|1 e/d/c/B/ f>B d>f b<f|a>f e>c B/B/B f2:|
[2 e/d/c/B/ f<d e>c d<B|A>F E>C B,/B,/B, B,||

Two comments

Re: The Sportsman’s Haunt

It appears to be a traditional melody to which there were Gaelic words about a spot near Loch Ness where “sportsmen” - men who liked to shoot deer - frequented. It’s in Captain Simon Fraser’s collection of 1874 under the title “Am Monadh Liath”.

Again, you do not need the first and second endings in the A part.