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X:1 T:Alenbank House M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:John Gow – A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, B:Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1804, p. 28) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin G,3 G,/4B,/4 D/4B,/4D/4G/4 B>d|c>d (c/d/)(B/c/) (A/B/)(G/A/) F/G/A/F/|1 G,3 G,/4B,/4 D/4B,/4D/4G/4 B>d| ca/g/ ^f/e/d/c/ BGG {C}B,/>A,:|2 (3G/D/B,/ G, (3A/F/C/ A, (3B/G/D/ B, (3c/A/F/C|(3e/c/A/ (3d/B/G/ (3^F/A/c/ (3e/d/c/ BGG|| TB/>A/|G[dg][dg][dg] [dg]>b [d2g2]|f>g f/g/a/b/ (a/b/)(g/a/) f/g/a/f/|G[dg][dg][dg] [dg]>b [d2g2]| {d}ca/g/ ^f/e/d/c/ BGG {c}TB/>A/|G[dg][dg][dg] [dg]>[db] [d2g2]|Tf/=e/f/g/ f/d/c/B/ A/B/G/A/ F/G/A/F/| G/B/A/G/ ^F/e/d/c/ B/g/f/e/ d/e/c/d/|B/A/e/c/ d/B/c/A/ {c}BG G2|]



ALENBANK HOUSE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. The slow strathspey "Alenbank House" was printed in John and Andrew Gow's A Collection of Slow Airs, Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1795). Andrew (1760-1803) and younger brother John (1764-1826) established a publishing business in London in 1788 and were the English distributors for the Gow family musical publications. After Andrew's death, John reissued the volume in 1804.

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Printed sources : - S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 27.

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