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
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.
There are three kinds of people in this world,
those who count and those who don't.