Lady Dunbar of Northfield's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Lady Dunbar of Northfield's Strathspey C:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F2|B3d F3d c3F (AB).c.A|{A}B3F (GF).E.D C3ce3c|B3d F3d c3F Tf3e| (cd).e.c d2B2B2:|(fg/a/)|b3fd3f g3e cdec|d3fB3d c3F ABcA| B3fd3f g3c=e3g|a3f (ag).f.=e ~f4 f2ga|b3fd3f g3e cdec| d3f ~B3d c3F ABcA|{A}B3F (GF).E.D C2cd .e2.c2|d3B (dc).B.A {c}B4B2||

LADY DUNBAR OF NORTHFIELD'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Lady Dunbar of Northfield's Strathspey" was composed by William Christie (1778-1849), a dancing master, postman, song collector and fiddler-composer of Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. See his companion tune "Lady Dunbar of Northfield's Reel" for more.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes,Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; p. 21.

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