Auld Snatwell


Key: G

Form: Jig (or waltz if played slowly)

ABC

D|”G”DB,D DB,D|”C”ECE ECE|”G”DB,D DB,D|”Am”ECA, A,B,C|!
“G”DB,D DB,D|”C”ECE ECE|”Am”c2A “D”B/2c/2dc|”G”BGG G2::!
c|”G”B2-c dBG|”C”c2-d ecA|”G”B2-c dBG|”D7″cAF “G”G2::!
c|”G”BGB BGB|”C”cdc cdc|”G”BGB BGB|”D7″cAF “G”G2::!
e|”G”ga-g “D”fe-d|”C”ef-g “G”dB-G|BcB “Em”Bcd|”Am”ede “D”e2f|!
“G”ga-g “D”fe-d|”C”ef-g “G”dB-G|”Am”c2A “D”B/2c/2dc|”G”BGG G2: |

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Melody from ABC Tune Finder

As transcribed by Tom Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Source (if known): Trad.

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Region: Shetland

Notes: From the unattributed comment on the Tom Anderson transcription: “This beautiful old melody was learned from the late Peter Fraser, who was of the opinion that it might have been a wedding tune.”