Lady Scott’s Strathspey

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LADY SCOTT'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by fiddler-composer John Pringle, who dedicated his second collection (c. 1805) to Lady Scott of Ancrum. Harriet Graham (c. 1757-), daughter of William Graham of Gartmore, married Sir John Scott (1757-1812) of Craigintinnie, 5th Baronet of Ancrum, in 1792. Ancrum is in north Roxburghshire, Borders, Scotland. Ancrum House was demolished in the 1960's. See also Pringle's tunes for other members of the Scott family, "Lady Scott's Reel," "Miss Scott of Ancrum’s Reel," "Mr. John Scott's Reel," "Miss H. Scott’s Strathspey."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Pringle (A Second Collection of Strathspeys, Reels & Jiggs &c.), c. 1805.

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