Croppies Strathspey

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X:1 % T:Cropie's [sic] Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G|:D<G(G>E) (F>G)A>F|G>Bd>B e3f|g>b(e>g) (d>g)B<G| |1 E<A(A>G) (G>F)ED:|2 (E>A) (G/F/)E/D/ (G2G)||d|e>fg<e a>ge>f| e/f/g (f>e) d2B|c>de<c B>cd<B|E<A(A>G) (G>F)ED| D<GG>E F>GAF|G>Bd>B e3f|g<be<g d<gB<G|(E>A) (G/F/)E/D/ (G2G)||



CROPPIE'S STRATHSPEY. AKA and see "Mr. Douglas of Springwood Park." Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Hunter): AA'B (Milne). The tune has been attributed to Peter Milne (1824-1907), a mentor and sometimes playing partner of J. Scott Skinner. However, there is some evidence it was actually composed by Alexander Givan of Kelso.

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Recorded source:

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 75. Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 5.

Recorded sources: - Culburnie CUL110, Abby Newton - "Crossing to Scotland" (1997).



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