Captain Collin Campbell of Shawfield's Reel

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X:1 T:Captain Collin Campbell of Shawfield's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 29) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador eAAB dG B2|eAAa gedB|eAAB dG B2|G2 GB dedB:| edef ga g2|(ed)ef gedB|edef ga g2|G2 GB dedB| edef ga g2|edef gedB|degb af g2|{A}G2 GB dedB||



CAPTAIN COLLIN CAMPBELL OF SHAWFIELD'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Captain Collin Campbell of Shawfield's Reel" was first published in Islay fiddler-composer Alexander Mackay]]'s Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes (c. 1822). Collin Campbell was born in Ardpatrick, Kilcalmonell, Argyllshire, Scotlandin July, 1785 to Walter Frederick Campbell of Shawfield & Islay and his wife Eleanor Kerr (to whom Mackay dedicated his collection). Walter Campbell was the laird of Islay, and a powerful landowner on the island. Collin, a Captain at the time of Mackay's publication, rose to become a Rear Admiral in the British navy. He died in 1851 at Park Cottage near Uxbridge, Middlesex, England.


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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), Glasgow, c. 1822; p. 29.






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