Annotation:Kirkmichael Ploughs

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X:2 T:Kirkmichael Plows C:Robert Petrie S:Petrie's Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c., 1790 Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 3/5/04 N:Petrie's First Collection, page 4 L:1/16 M:C R:Strathspey K:Bb d2 | B4 F3D B3cd3c | BG3TF3D cC3C3c | B4 FD3 B2c2{Bc}d3c | B3G FGFE D2C2 B,2 :| g2 | fB3 {e}d2cB F3B {e}d2cB | EB3D3B cC3C3g | fB3 {e}d2cB F2B2 {e}d2cB | E2FG TF3E D2B,2B,2g2 | f3B {e}d2cB F3B {e}d2cB | EB3D3B cC3C3f | ge3fd3 ec3dA3 | B2G2 FGFE D2B,2B,2 |]

KIRKMICHAEL PLOUGHS. AKA - "Kirkmichael Plows." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in Robert Petrie's 1st Collection (c. 1790). Petrie hailed from Kirkmichael, a village and parish in north-east Perthshire in the Highlands region.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Paul Stewart Cranford (The Cape Breton Scottish Collection), 2013; p. 30. Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 1), 1891; p. 39. Petrie (Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances), c. 1790; p. 4.

Recorded sources : - Ceilidh Records CLP-1001, Sandy MacIntyre – "Let's Have A Ceilidh" (). Fiddletree Music, John Turner - "Fiddling Rogues and Rascals" (2003).

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