Annotation:Kelvarock's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Kelvarock's Strathspey M:4/4 L:1/8 Z:Transcribed by Toby Rider R:Strathspey K:G B,| G,2 G>D G,<G,G>D| C>A A>G E/2E/2E E>G| D>EGB, D>EG>A| B>G c>A BGG:|(B/2c/2)|d>BG>B d>edB| c<e d>B A/2A/2A AB/2c/2| d>BG>B d>edc| c<ed>B G/2G/2G Gc/Yu2d/2|e>cd>B c>AB>G| G<e dB A/2A/2A A2| G>EDC B,A,G,B|c>Ad>B G/2G/2G G|]

KELVAROCK. AKA and see "Kilvarock," "Kilrack's Reel," "Kilrack's Strathspey." Scottish, Slow Strathspey. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "A very old tune," notes Gow in his First Collection (1784). See note for "annotation:Kilrack's Reel" for more. The various spellings of the name stem from its pronunciation, 'kill-rake'.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 79. Gow (The First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 26.

Recorded sources : - Rounder Records 7032, Bill Lamey - "From Cape Breton to Boston and Back: Classic House Sessions of Traditional Cape Breton Music 1956-1977" (2000).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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