Honorable Miss Cathrine Abercrombey’s Strathspey

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X:1 T:Honorable Miss Cathrine Abercrombey’s Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:”Slow” C:William Shepherd B:Shepherd –2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels (1800) K:A C|A,>CE>C E>FA>c|(d>f)ec TB>A TF2|A,>CE>C E>FA>c| d>B {d}c.B/.A/ (A/B/).c/.d/ {f}e2|A,>CE>C E>F AB/c/|(d>f)(c>a) TB>A TF2| f>Tde>Tc d>TBc>TA|E>ATc>d B2A2||(A/B/c/d/) e>c a>cA>Tc|d>BTc>A {c}B>A F2| (A/B/c/d/) e>c a>cA>c|Tdf/d/ Tca/c/ (B/d/c/B/) A2|(A/B/c/d/) e>c a>ce>Tc| d>BTc>A {c}B>A TF2|f>Tde>Tc d>TBc>TA|~(d>f)(c>a) TB2A2||



HONORABLE MISS CATHRINE ABERCROMBEY'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The title perhaps refers to the Hon. Catherine Ambercrombie (1780–1841), youngest daughter of general Sir Ralph Ambercrombie [1], who in Dec., 1811, married Thomas Buchanan, Esq., in the East India Company’s service.

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Printed sources : - Shepherd (Second Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1800.

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