Annotation:Lord Ramsay (2)

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X:1 T:Lord Ramsay [2] C:G. Robertson, Esqr. M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 3 (1844–1845, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|BG B/c/d g2 dc|BG (B/c/d) cAAc|BG B/c/d gdec|BGAF G2G:| D|(B,/A,/G,) DG, (GG,)DG,|(B,/A,/G,) DB, (CA,)A,C|(B,/A,/G,) DB, (GD)Ec|BGAF G2 GD| |(B,/A,/G,) DG, (GG,)DG,|(B,/A,/G,) DB, (CA,)A,C|(B,/C/D) GD (E/F/G) ce|dBcA G2G||

LORD RAMSAY [2]. Scottish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Lord Ramsay [2]", a reel, was composed by G. Robertson Esqr., who also composed the companion strathspey "Lord Ramsay (1)." The composer is perhaps the same person for whom fiddler-composer Duncan McKercher (1796-1873) of Inver, Perthshire, composed his "George Robertson, Esqr.s Strathspey--Register Office Edin.."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 3), 1844–1845; p. 8. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 84.

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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