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X:1 T:Lady Caroline Montague M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1859, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C ef|gc3e3d c4 G2ef|g3ce3c Bd3~d2ef|gc3a3c gc3e3c|(ABc2) (Bcd2) G2c2c2:| E2|C3EG3c (ABc2) G2c2|C3ce3c Bd3~de3|C3EG3c (ABc2) G2c2|(ABc2) (Bcd2) Gc3c3E| C3EG3c (ABc2) (G2F2)|EGce gc3 Bd3d3e|(3c2e2g2 (3g2e2g2 (3a2f2a2 (3g2e2g2|(3f2d2c2 (3B2a2g2 e2c2c2||



LADY CAROLINE MONTAGUE. Scottish, March or Strathspey (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kerr): AAB (Athole, Gow, Lowe, Skye). Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831). Lady Caroline Montagu-Scott (1774-1854) was the 3rd daughter of Henry, 3rd Duke of Buccleugh and Queensbury. In 1803 she married Charles Douglas (b. 1777), Marquis and Earl of Queensbury, with whom she had eight daughters. She was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds painted when she was but a child, standing in the snow with her hands in a muff.

Lady Caroline Montague, Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792)


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 85. Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; p. 7. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's, p. 14. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 6), 1844-45; p. 18. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 107. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 73.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 7020, Alex Francis MacKay - "Lifelong Home" (199?).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]



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