Lady Anne Gordon's Reel
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LADY ANNE GORDON'S REEL. AKA - "Lady Ann Gordon's." AKA and see "House of Letterfourie (The)," "Lassie Look Behind You/Lassie Look Behind Ye" (Gow's title). Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833) and first appearing in his 1781 collection. It was published once by the Gow's, although without composer credit to Marshall. Lady Anne (1748-1816) was the sister of Marshall's employer, Alexander, the 4th Duke of Gordon, for whom he was the Steward of the Household. She married the Reverend Chalmers, minister of Cairnie, Huntly.