Lady Charlotte Durham (2)

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X:1 T:Lady Charlotte Durham's Delight T:Lady Charlotte Durham [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:John McLachlan - Piper’s Assistant (1854, No. 67, p. 38) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix f|e>AcA BGGf|e>Ac>A c/d/e g2|e>gd>g BGGf|e>Ac>A c/d/e a2:| ceea gdBG|ceea ceae|ceea gdBG|cAdB c/d/e a2| ceea gdBG|ceea ceae|dfca BgBG|cedf e/f/g a||



LADY CHARLOTTE DURHAM [2]. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Gow): AAB (Athole, McLachlan): AABB' (Kerr). Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831). Going by the date of her marriage (1799) and the date of publication of Gow's Fourth Collection (1800), we can positively date Nathaniel's composition to 1799-1800 (see note to "Lady Charlotte Durham (1)" and "Lady Charlotte Bruce" for details).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 89. Gow (Fourth Collection of Strathspeys & Dances), 2nd ed., originally 1800; p. 8. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 15, p. 5. John McLachlan (Piper’s Assistant), 1854; No. 67, p. 38. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 18.

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