Lord MacDonald (1)

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X:1 T:Lord MacDonald [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A<G|F<A Af/g/ a>fe>d|g>fe>d B>dB>A|F<A Af/g/ a>fe>d|e/f/g f/g/a e2d:| |:A|F<A A>B A>B A<F|G/G/G G2 G>AB>G|F<A A>B A>BA>F|G>BA>F D2D:| |:A/G/|F<A Af/g/ a>fe>d|g>fe>d B<d B>A|F<A Af/g/ a>fe>d|e/f/g e/g/a e2d:| |:g|f<a a>b a>ba>f|g/g/g g2 g>ab>g|f<a a>b a>ba>f|g<a f>g e2d:|

LORD MACDONALD [1]. AKA and see "Braes of Mar (1) (The)," "Johnny Will You Marry Me/Johnny Won't You Marry Me" "Sir Alex MacDonald's Reel." Scottish, Strathspey or Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AABBCCDD (Athole, Gow, Skye). "Old Reel," notes Gow (1806). Surenne (1851) gives the alternate title (?), "O Mither, Ont Bodie but the Duddy Blacksmith," and says the version is an "old set."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 442. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 3), 1806; p. 35 (appears as "Loard McDonald"). Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 4), no. 78, p. 11 (appears as "Lord MacDonald 'Old' Strathspey"). MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 33. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 105. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 116.

Recorded sources: -SA93130, Donny LeBlanc – "Rosining Up the Bow" (1993).

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]

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