Mudcat Café message #4018684 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #81615   Message #4018684
Posted By: Lighter
12-Nov-19 - 11:10 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Coming Through The Rye
Subject: RE: Origins: Coming Through The Rye
David Low, The Songs of Robert Burns (2005):

"Burns marked the tune as Miller's Wedding - a Strathspey. It occurs in Bremner's Reels (1759) ."

The usual tune for "Auld Lang Syne" is similar: try it in strathspey time.