Lady Matilda Bruce's Reel

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X:1 T:Lady Matilda Bruce's Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Gow - 4th Repository (1817) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F b|a(bag) f2 ed|cfAa gabg|abag f2 ed|cdAf cFAF:| (ABc)A fAcA|dBfd gdec|(fga)f dBbg|afge fFAF| (ABc)A fAcA|dBfd gdec|fcaf dBbg|afge f2F||



LADY MATILDA BRUCE'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), fiddler, composer, music publisher and bandleader. Third son of the great Scottish fiddler-composer Niel Gow. A version also appears in vol. 4 (p. 48) of the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Davie's Caledonian Repository, vol. 3, p. 101. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 4), 1817; p. 21.

Recorded sources: -



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