Annotation:Highland Chieftain (The)

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X:1 T:Highland Chieftain, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Gow - 3rd Collection of Niel Gow's Reels, p. 1, 3rd ed. (orig. 1792) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D g|Tf>e{c}d>B AFFd|(A<F)A>E {E}F2 Fg|Tf>ed>B A>B {B}d>B|(A<F)F>D {D}E2 Eg| Tf>de>f d>fB>d|A>dA>F {F}A2 AB/c/|Td>f {e}dc/B/ AFFd|(A<F)TF>D {D}E2E|| B|A<FTF>B A<FF>d|AF {F}(A>E) {E}TF2 FB|A<FA>B Td>e{e}f>e|{c}d>BAF {F}E2 EB| (A<F)F>d (A<F)F<B|(A<F){F}A>E {E}F2 F>B|A>B d>f e<fd>B|A>B {A/B/}dF {F}E2 E||

HIGHLAND CHIEFTAN, THE. Scottish, Slow Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), third son of Niel Gow of Inver.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796, No. 67, p. 27. Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 71. Gow (Third Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1792; p. 1 (3rd ed.). Jones [ed]. (Complete Tutor Violin), c. 1815; p. 2.

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