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25 Tunes from

17th-Century Scottish
Lute Manuscripts
arranged for
Tenor Banjo

in Fiddle Tuning (GDAE)


Volume One
by

Rob MacKillop
2010

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Good luck, and Enjoy!
Rob MacKillop, Edinburgh 2010

Alace Yat I Came Owr The Moor


And Left My Love Behind Me

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Skene

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To Dance About The Bailzeis Dubb

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Skene

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The Flowres Of The Forrest

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My Ladie Laudians Lilt

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Jennet Drinks No Water

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I Mett Her In The Medowe

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Blew Breiks

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The New Highland Ladie

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The old Duke of Loraines March

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The new Duke of Loraines March

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Balcarres

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Sweet Willie

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My dearie, an thou dye


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Lillybullaro

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Balcarres

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Lady Lothian's Lilt

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Panmure 5

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Courante and Double

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Rhona's Tune
[untitled in original]

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Pickering

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The Canaries

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I Dare Not Vowe I Love Thee

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Shoe Looks As Shoe Wold Lett Me

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Canaries

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Ladie Cassilles Lilt

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The Lass O Glasgowe


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I Serve A Worthie Ladie

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She Mowpitt Comming Owr The Lie

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Joy To The Personne

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