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X:1 T:Lady Glasgow's Strathspey M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Earl of Eglinton – New Strathspey Reels for the Piano Forte, Violin and Violoncello B:(1796, p. 2) N:Hugh Montgomerie (1739-1819) was the 12th Earl of Eglinton N:and a fiddler-composer. His collection was anonymously N:published in Edinburgh by Nathaniel Gow in 1796. K:A A2cd e3c f3d e3c|A2cd e2d2 c2A2 e4|A2cd e3c f3d e3c|df3 ce3 TB3c d4:| a3e c2e2 (ag).f.e c3e|a3e c2e2 A3c e4|a3e c2e2 (ag).f.e c3e|df3 ce3 TB3c d4| a3e c2e2 (ag).f.e c3e|a3e 2e2 A2c2 e4|fa3 ef3 df3 ce3|B2c TB3c Td3e f4|]

LADY GLASGOW. Scottish, Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by the Hugh Montgomerie (1739-1819), 12th Earl of Eglinton, a cellist and amateur composer. Montgomerie was also Member of Parliament for Ayrshire, and the moving force behind the Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal, a project to bring large ships to the port of Glasgow, which had declined due to the silting of the River Clyde.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 2), 1895; p. 4. Montgomerie (New Strathspey Reels for the Piano Forte, Violin and Violoncello), 1796; p. 2.

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