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Thread #63204   Message #1024684
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
25-Sep-03 - 12:38 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Ballad of New Scotland
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ballad of New Scotland
Ceolas (Fiddlers Companion) has "Derry Down" back to the 17th c. Don't know if it is the same tune.

The language seems more recent than 18th century. Has it been modernized from the 1750 lyrics?

Several sites with midi, one is the Canadian Clan Stirling site. (words also) at: New Scotland