Annotation:Lady Elcho's Reel

Find traditional instrumental music

Back to Lady Elcho's Reel

LADY ELCHO'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Francis Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas (1795–1883), seventh earl of Wemyss and fifth earl of March, Lord Elcho, married Lady Louisa Bingham (1798–1882), 4th daughter of the Earl of Lucan, in 1817. McKercher's 2nd collection (c. 1830) was dedicated to "the Right Honourable Lady Elcho." See also McKercher's companion piece "Lady Elcho's Strathpspey."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Duncan McKercher (A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels), Edinburgh, c. 1830; p. 12.

Recorded sources:

Back to Lady Elcho's Reel