Aberlour's Squeeze

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ABERLOUR'S SQUEEZE. Scottish, Strathspey. C Major. Standard tuning. AAB (Marshall, Skye): AABB' (Kerr). Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833). The town of Aberlour is a town founded in 1812 by Charles Grant of Wester Elchies, located at the mouth of the Lour Burn (the prefix ‘aber’ is a Brittonic word meaning ‘mouth’), a tributary of the River Spey. Today it is the site of the Walker Shortbread Factory, in an area known for whisky and tourism.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies, Vol. 2); No. 104, pg. 13. Marshall (Fiddlecase Edition), 1978; 1822 Collection, pg. 44. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; pg. 118. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; pg. 82.

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