Loch Muick (1)

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LOCH MUICK [1]. Scottish, Strathspey. F Sharp Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Composed by fiddler-composer Alexander Walker, born in Aberdeenshire in 1819. Loch Muich [1] is a 2 mile long lake in Aberdeenshire, located within the boundary of the Balmoral estate, the Scottish home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The Queen built a royal bothy called Glas-allt Shiel on its banks, surrounded by a plantation of pine trees.

Queen Victoria Landing at Loch Muick by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 157, p. 54.

Recorded sources:

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