Annotation:Duchess of Hamilton's Reel (3)

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X:1 T:Dutchess of Hamilton's Reel [3] T:Coigna Scalan M:C L:1/8 B:Cumming - Collection of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels (1782, No. 9, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B|A<F F>D F>D F>B|A>F F>D E>DEB|A>F F>D d>ef>e| d<BAF TE<DE:||:B|A>F B>A d>AB>A|F<F d>A B>ABd| A<FE<D d>ef>e|d>Bd>F E>DE:||:b|a<ff>e f>efb| a<ff>d e>deb|a<ff>e d>ef>e|d/c/B/A/ d>F E>DE:| |:B|A<F d>A TB>Ad>A|TB>Ad>A d>AB<d|A<FTE>D d>eTf>e|(f/e/)(d/B/) (d/B/)(A/F/) TE>DE:|]

DUCHESS OF HAMILTON'S REEL [3]. AKA - "Coigna Scalan." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The first strain is shared with "Favorite (1)." Michael Newton, writing in his blog "The Origins of the Strathspey: A Rebuttal" [1] believes the correct Scots Gaelic title of Cumming's "Coigna Scalan" should be "Còignear Sgallag."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cumming (A Collection of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels), 1782; No. 9, p. 3.

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