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GLENBUCKET LODGE. Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The strathspey was composed by Alexander Walker (1819-c. 1906, for whom see note for "Glenbucket Castle"). Glenbucket Lodge [1] was a hunting lodge built by the Earl of Fife in 1840 at the head of the Glenbuchet, for the shooting tenant, the Duke of Buckingham. It is located in Aberdeenshire, some forty miles west of Aberdeen city on or near site of dwelling of John of Badenyon (the protagonist of a famous song by Rev'd John Skinner).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 174, p. 60.

Recorded sources: Hugh Morrison - "Feet to the Floor" (2003).




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