Duke of Sutherland (The)

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X:1 T:Duke of Sutherland, The C:Joseph Lowe M:C L:1/16 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 2 (1844–1845, p. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb G2|FB,3D3F (GFED) C3G|FB,3D3B G3BF3B|E3BD3B C3EE3G|FB3 (Bcd2c2) {c}B4B2:| g2|f3Bd3f gfed cg3|fB3d3B FB3 GFED|(3EGE (3DFD C3DE3G|FB3 Bcd2c2 {c}B4 Bg3| f3Bd3f gfed cg3|(3f2B2d2 (3f2g2a2 (3b2a2g2 (3f2e2d2|(3e2f2g2 (3f2e2d2 {d}c3Bc3d|F2B2 (Bcd2c2) {c}B4 B2||



DUKE OF SUTHERLAND, THE. Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kerr): AAB (Gatherer, Lowe). Composed by Joseph Lowe (1797-1866), a violinist, composer and dancing master who taught members of Queen Victoria's royal household in Balmoral and at Windsor. He kept a journal of his royal visits, from 1852-1860, which has been reprinted [see Allan Thomas, A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, 1992).


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Printed sources : - Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 33. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 173, p. 20. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 2), 1844–1845; p. 23.






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