Captain MacIntosh (1)

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X:1 T:Captain Mackintosh [1] M:C L:1/8 R:March B:Button & Whitaker's Pocket Collection of Favorite Marches, B:for Two German Flutes, Violins, or Fifes (London, 1780). Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|d>e df dA AA|d>e df a3f|(bg)(ge) (af)(fd)|ef ge (dc) BA| d>e df dA AA|d>e df a3f|(bg)(ge) (af)(fd)|(ge)(ec) d3:| |:d|a>b a>b ge ef|g>a g>a f3d|A(d/e/ f)d B(e/f/ g)e|bg ed (dc) BA| d>e df dA AA| d>e df. A3f|(bg)(ge) (af)(fd)| (ge)(ec) d3:||



CAPTAIN MACINTOSH [1]. AKA - "Captain McIntosh." English; March or Reel. A Major (Trim/Hardy): D Major (Kennedy): C Major (Howe) . Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Howe, Kennedy): AAB (Trim): AABB (Mattson & Walz). "Captain Mackintosh" was published in Button & Whitaker's Pocket Collection of Favorite Marches, for Two German Flutes, Violins, or Fifes (London, 1780? and 1806). It also appears in Samuel Holyoke's Instrumental Assistant, vol. 1 (p. 31), published in 1800 in Exeter, New Hampshire, and in Wilson's Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816). In manuscript form it can be found in the Thomas Hardy family collection, Dorset England. Country dance versions, much simplified, can be found as "Captain McIntosh (2)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Holyoke's Instrumental Assistant [Mattson & Walz].

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 632. Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 18, p. 6. Mattson & Walz (Old Fort Snelling), 1974; p. 55. Trim (Thomas Hardy), 1990; No. 95. Wilson (Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 113.






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