Lady Lauder Dick's Jigg

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X:1 T:Lady Lauder Dick's Jigg M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:MacDonald - Collection of Strathspey Reels (c. 1788) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F f | cAF F2A | c2f e2d | cAF F2A | G3 G2f | cAF F2A | c2f e2d | cdc cAc | F3F2 :| |: c | (A/B/c)d c2f | edc d2c | B2B A2A | G3 G2c | A/B/cc c2f | edc d2c | B2B A2G | F3F2 :|

LADY LAUDER DICK'S JIGG. Scottish, Jig. F Major. Standard tuning. AABB. Composed by Malcolm MacDonald, it first appears in his c. 1788 Collection of Strathspey Reels, vol. 1, dedicated to Mrs. Baird of Newbyth. Lady Lauder Dicke was born Elizathe,, daughter of Thomas Broun of Johnstonburn, East Lothian. In October 1783, she married Sir Andrew Lauder-Dick, 6th Baronet (1743-1820). They had two children: Thomas (1784) and Agnes (1785), but Elizabeth died young, a few years later in 1787 at Fountainhall, near Pencaitland, East Lothian.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - MacDonald (A Collection of Strathspey Reels, vol. 1), c. 1788; p. 21.

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