Fairy/Trowie tunes?

John Chambers

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It occurs to me that some of the people here might be able to supply
some answers to a question that has come up among some musicians
here: There are lots of "traditional" tunes that are associated with
or attributed to assorted mythological people such as fairies,
trowies, etc. Does anyone have a list of such tunes?

I wonder if there are any experts on this topic? (And if so, are they
human? ;-)

The question also came up as to whether any of our dances were
supposedly learned from the wee folk. I haven't read of any, but
considering how popular such origins are with musicians, I would
expect that some dancers might make the same sort of claim.

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