Annotation:Lady Ann Hope's Favourite

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X:1 T:Lady Ann Hope's Favourite M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Gow - 3rd Collection of Niel Gow's Reels, 3rd ed., p. 4 (orig. 1792) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g/e/|Td>B GB/c/ (d/c/)B/A/ GB/c/|{B/c/}d>B{B}g>B {B}A2 AB/c/|{B/c/}d>BGB dg/a/ {g/a/}b>a| {f}g>edB TG2 G:||a|(g/a/)b/a/ Tgd (e/f/)g/f/ {e}dc/B/|de/f/ (g/e/)d/B/ {B}A2 A>a| (g/a/)b/a/ Tg>d e/f/g/f/ {f}ed/B/|Tde/f/ (g/e/)d/B/ {B}d2 d>a|(g/a/)b/a/ g>d (e/f/)g/f/ {f}ed/B/| d(e/4g/4)(f/4a/4) g/e/d/B/ {B}A2 Ag/e/|d>BGB dg/a/ {g/a/}b>a|g>e{e}dB G2 TG||

LADY ANN HOPE'S FAVORITE. Scottish, Slow Air. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Niel Gow (1727-1807), Dunkeld, Perthshire, fiddler and composer of over two hundred Scottish airs; scion of a great fiddling and publishing family. See note for "Annotation:Lady Ann Hope (1)" for more on the person of the title.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 131, p. 51. Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 82. Gow (Third Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1792; p. 4 (3rd ed.). Hunter (The Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 6. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book, vol. 2), 1846; pp. 56-57.

Recorded sources : - Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX335, Hector MacAndrew - "Legend of the Scots Fiddle" (2009). SmiddyMade SMD615, Pete Clark - "Even Now" (1998).

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