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X:1 T:Avimore M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey C:Joseph Lowe B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1844-45, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e2|c3A cde2 f3dec3|B3gd3g BG3G3B|c3A cde2 f3de3c|e3ag2b2 a2A2A2:| g2|a3ecA3 ce3a2f2|{a}=g3fg3d BG3G3B|ea3 gab2 a4 e2g2|a3fed3 cA3A3g| a3ecA3 ce3a3f|{a}=g3fgd3 BG3G3B|(3a2=g2f2 (3g2f2e2 (3f2e2d2 (3e2d2c2|d3cBe3 c2A2A2||



AVIMORE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A strathspey composed by Inverness/Edinburgh dancing master and musician Joseph Lowe (1797-1866) that goes in and out of major and mixolydian mode. The village of Aviemore is located on the River Spey, across from the town of Rothiemurchus, in the Caringorm Mountains. The Spey in spate can deliver torrents of water, and bridges along its course, even though built for flood conditions, are often degraded or destroyed.


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Printed sources : - Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 6), 1844-45; p. 5. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 21.






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