The Forth Brig strathspey

By Williamson Blyth

Also known as The Forth Bridge.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Forth Brig has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: The Forth Brig
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A,|D<(D F>D) A>DF>D|(A,>D)(F>A) (3DFA (3Bcd|A,>(A, C>E) A>EC>E|(3efe (3dcB (3ABG (3FGE|
D<(D F>D) A>DF>D|(A,>D)(F>A) (3FGA (3Bcd|G>AB>G F>GAF|(3GAB (3ABc d<D D>g||
f<d d>g (3fed (3cBA|(f>g)(c>a) (B>g)(A>F)|G>Be>G F>Ad>F|G<E e>d c/d/e A>g|
f<d d>e (3fed (3cBA|d<b c<a B<g A>F|G<e F<d E<c D>g|(3fed (3cde f<d d||

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The Forth Brig

Composed by Williamson Blyth in 1890 to commemorate the opening of the new Forth Bridge. Played in a set with the reel of the same name.