Honorable Mrs. John Ramsay’s Strathspey

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HONORABLE MRS. JOHN RAMSAY'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Edinburgh music publisher, musician, composer and teacher William Shepherd. In the 1790's Shepherd partnered with Nathaniel Gow in a music publishing business that lasted until his death in 1812. The tune "Honorable Mrs. John Ramsay's Reel (The)," composed by John Gow, was published by Shepherd & Gow in the Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels around the same time as they published Shepherd's Second Collection (c. 1800).

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

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