Annotation:Kilravock Volunteer's March (The)

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X:1 % T:Kilravock Volunteer's March, The M:C L:1/8 R:March B:Gow & Shepherd - Collection of entirely original strathspey, reels, marches, quicksteps etc. (1797, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D AB/c/|d>Ad>A d>AFG|~A2 A>A A2 ~fg|a>fa>f a>fTe>d|{d}e2 A>A A2 Bc| d>Ad>A d>AFG|~A2 f>f f2 ~fg|a>a fd e>e Ac|~d2 d>d d2:| |:z2|f>f df a>fd>f|Te2 A>A A2 fg|a>a fg a>ba>^g|a2 a>a a2 f=g| a>f d>d a>f A>A|d>A a>f d2 fg|a>fd>d e>e A>c|d2 d>d d2:|]

KILRAVOCK VOLUNTEER'S MARCH, THE. Scottish, March (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The march was published by the Edinburgh music publishing firm of Nathaniel Gow and William Shepherd in a volume entitled A Collection of Entirely Original Strathspey Reels, Marches, Quick Steps &c. (1797, p. 22), "by Ladies resident in a remote part of the Highlands of Scotland, as corrected by Nath. Gow." Unfortunately, the composers names are not given. The Leeds antiquarian Frank Kidson (1854–1926) penciled a note in his copy of the volume that the composers were, or included, “the Misses Whyte,” and modern researcher Charles Gore thinks “the Misses Whyte” may possibly be a Miss White and a Miss Brocky, of Morayshire, east Highlands.

See also "Quick Step (16)," a paired tune.

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