Lieutenant Colonel Lumsden's Reel

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LIEUT. COL. LUMSDEN'S REEL. Scottish, Reel. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Scottish dancing master and musician Duncan MacIntyre (c. 1767-1807), who established a practice in Edinburgh, but who moved to London in the 1790's. It was in the English city that he published his 1794 collection, dedicated to Lady Charlotte Campbell.

There are several Lieut. Col. Lumsdens in history; the only one whose dates coincide with MacIntyre's collection seems to have been a commander of the Calcutta Native Infantry in India.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacIntyre (A Collection of Slow Airs, Reels and Strathspeys), 1794; p. 23.

Recorded sources:




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