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X:1 T:Fasque House M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Archibald Duff – Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. (1794, p. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A f|e2A c2A|e2A d2f2|e2A cBA|F2B B2f| e2A c2A|e2A d2f|edc BAG|E2A A2:| |:g|a2e fed|cea ecA|dbd cac|fdB B2g| |1 a2e fed|cea ecA|cB ceB|cAA A2:| |2 agf gfe|fed edc|dcB ceB|cAA A2||

FASQUE HOUSE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Fasque House or Fasque Castle is a manor and estate in Fettercairn, in the old county of Kncardineshire. It was the seat of the Ramsays of Balmain, and in Archibald Duff's time was the home of Sir Alexander Ramsay (1715-1806), 6th Baronet of Balmain, also known as Alexander Ramsay-Irvine, a one-time member of Parliament. He planted avenues of beech trees on the estate which survive today, although Fasque Hou was rebuilt after his time.

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Printed sources : - Archibald Duff (Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794; p. 12.

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