Elgin Academy (The)

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X:1 T:Elgin Academy, The C:”By an Old Pupil” M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:James Taylor – A Collection of Strathspeys & Reels, together with B:a Set of Scots Quadrilles (Elgin, c. 1835, p. 11) N:”Most respectfully dedicated to Lady Dunbar of Northfield.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F2|DDD2 D3E F3ED2F2|EEE2 E3F G3AB2c2|d3ef3g agfe d3f|d3Bd3F DDD2 D2:| g2|f3dd2f2 a3fe2a2|f3da2d2 agfe d3g|a3fg3e f3de3c|A3af2e2 ddd2 d3g| f3dd2f2 a3fe2a2|f3da2d2 agfe d2g2|(3a2g2f2 (3g2f2e2 (3d2c2B2 (3A2B2c2|d3BA2F2 DDD2 D2||



ELGIN ACADEMY, THE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "The Elgin Academy" was published in Elgin fiddler, composer and music teacher James Taylor's first collection of c. 1835, attributed, coyly, to "an Old Pupil."

Elgin Academy is a secondary school in Elgin, Moray, with a history going back to the Middle Ages.


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Printed sources : - James Taylor (A Collection of Strathspeys & Reels, together with a Set of Scots Quadrilles), Elgin, c. 1835; p. 11.






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