Molly’s Graduation hornpipe

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

Molly's Graduation has been added to 17 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Molly's Graduation
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
(3=ccc|B2BA G<B FB|EFGA BA (3Bcd|e2BB egfe|dcdA BAFA|
B2BA G<B FB|EFGA BA (3Bcd|egfe dBA=c|BAFD E2:|
(3BBB|bzfz e3e|bagf efec|d2dB ABAG|FEDF AD (3FGA|
B2BA G<B FB|EFGA BA (3Bcd|egfe dBA=c|BAFD E2:|

Two comments

Molly’s Graduation

Another nice tune by Cape Breton fiddler Dougie MacDonald, from the Ring Sessions album. Alan Ng identifies the tune as a strathspey. But it’s played more as a hornpipe, with the exception of the strathspey figure in measures 1, 5 and 13.

To my ear, the tune is a actually variant setting of The Rights of Man:
https://thesession.org/tunes/83

It also has some similarity to The Ashplant, the one in D major:
https://thesession.org/tunes/1139

Molly’s Graduation

This tune is a Highland?