Captain McIntosh (2)

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X:1 T:Capt. Mackintosh [2] T:Capt. McIntosh [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 32, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E|A>BA>B|GEEE|A>BA>c|e2 ec|Fddf|eccA| BcdB|AGFE|A>BA>B|GEEE|A>BA>c| e2 ec|fddf |eccA|BABc|A3|| A|e>fe>f|(dB)(Bc)|d>ed>e|cAAA|F(B/c/) dB| G(c/d/) ec|fdBA|AGFE|A>BA>B|GEEE| A>BA>c|e2 ec|fddf|eccA|BAB>c|A3||



CAPTAIN McINTOSH [2]. AKA and see "Captain Macintosh's Fancy." AKA - "Captain MacIntosh (1)." Scottish, Country Dance Tune (whole time or 2/4). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Captin McIntosh [2]" is a country dance version of "Captain MacIntosh (1)," greatly simplified but essentially the same melody. The Gows include the tune in their 1788 2nd Collection, in a section denoted for country dances fashionable in Edinburgh in the 1787-88 season. The melody appears as "Captain Macintosh's Fancy" in the key of 'D' major in the music manuscript collection of the Winder family of Dolphinhome, Wyresdale, Lancashire, penned by various members (and generations) of the family from 1789 to 1841.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 32, p. 1. (Jospeh) Dale’s Selection of the most favorite Country Dances, Reels &c., London, c. 1800; p. 8. Gow (Second Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1788; p. 35 (3rd ed.). Jones [Ed.] (Complete Tutor Violin), c. 1815; p. 3. Wilson (Companion to the Ballroom), 1816; p. 113.

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