This can also be found as “The Nut” in ‘Kerr’s Collection of Reels & Strathspeys’ my copy of this was bought for 3/6pence (that is 3 shillings & 6 pence old money) looks like I’m showing me age here.
This version varies very slightly
T: the Nut
G>AG GcB | BAG G2e | edc BAG | BAA A2D | G>AG GcB | Bed dgf | e2G FGA | AGG G :||
fg || A>BA Afd | cAB A2A | ABA AFD | FEE EFG | A>BA Afd | cAB A2A | Bcd edc | ded d :||
Actually that is my notation as having just checked, ‘Kerr’s’ is just very slightly different again. But only a few notes at the end of the ‘A’ & ‘B’ musics.
perhaps from shetland but has all the hallmarks of the heavy duty marches and polkas (this tune is easily converted -back?- into one) from mittleuropa that were popular in the 19th c
Can you hear the tubas pumping in the background?
well…at least in the second part
like a quietened, distant voice…