Lady Ann Hope's Favourite
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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 "Lady Ann Hope (1)" for more on the person of the title.
Source for notated version:
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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