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X:1 T:Captain Fletcher's Favorite M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" C:Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) B:Gow - Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1809) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F A/>G/|FCC>E (F/E/).F/.G/ FA/B/|~cc ~dd G3 A/>G/|FCC>E !trill!F>G A/c/d/e/|~ff ~aa A3:|| A/B/|(c/d/)(e/f/) (g/a/)(e/g/) fd ~df/d/|~cc ~dd G3 A/>B/|(c/d/)(e/f/) (g/a/)(e/g/) ~ff~gg|~aa {G}A3 f/d/| !trill!c>d !trill!f>a {a}g/f/(g/a/) f>d|~cc ~dd G3 {B}A/>G/|FF DD CC A, !trill!f/g/|aa [Ec][Ec] [F3A3]|| "Dolce"(F/A/c/)|c2 BA A2 Bc|(dB) !trill!G>F {F}E2 (F/G/)(A/B/)|c>(d/2c/4) BA !trill!d>e fd|cA BG F/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/| a2 gf {e}d3 f/d/|~cc fa (a2 g) f/g/|a>b/2a/4 gf (e/d/)(f/e/) (g/f/)(e/d/)|cA BG F3||



CAPTAIN FLETCHER'S FAVORITE. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCAA. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1766-1831), perhaps another of his compositions honouring Napoleonic-era naval heroes, Joseph James Abraham Isaac Fletcher.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 20. Gow (Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1809; p. 34.

Recorded sources: -



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