Annotation:His Majesty's Welcome to Scotland

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HIS MAJESTY'S WELCOME TO SCOTLAND. Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Perthshire fiddler-composer biography:Duncan McKercher, the "Dunkeld Paganini." The title honors the 1822 visit of King George IV to Scotland [1], the first visit of a reigning monarch to Scotland in nearly two centuries.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Duncan McKercher (A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels), Edinburgh, c. 1830; p. 22.

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