Annotation:Bridge of Dee (3) (The)

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X:1 T:Bridge of Dee [3], The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey C:Abraham Mackintosh S:Mackintosh - Thirty New Strathspey Reels Etc. (1792) K:C F|E<CC>E G>AG>E |F>G {A}GF/E/ FDDE/F/|E<CC>E G>AB>G|c<AG>F E>CC>F| E<CC>E G>AG>E|F>G {A}GF/E/ FDDE/F/|E<CC>E G>AB>G|c>agf ecc|| (g/f/)|e<gc>g e<cg>c|B<dG>d B<Gd>B|e<gc>g ecg>e|f<dg>f ec (c/a/g/f/)| e<gc<g ecg>c|B<dG>d BGdB|e>cd>B cAGF|E<cD>B cCC||

BRIDGE OF DEE [3], THE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. One of the better-known compositions by Abraham Macintosh (b. 1769), the strathspey appears in his Thirty New Strathspey Reels Etc. (Edinburgh, c. 1792). Abraham was the son of the renowned violinist and composer Robert 'Red Rob' Mackintosh. The original bridge was built between 1500 and 1527, repaired often, and mostly replaced in 1840-41.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 16. Robbins Music Corp. (The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country dances), New York, 1933; No. 164, p. 53.

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