Lord Ramsay (3)

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LORD RAMSAY [3]. Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AAB (Gow, Honeyman, Kerr, Stewart-Robertson). Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) in honor of George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie (see note for "Earl of Dalhousie's Reel (2)"). The Gows' Fifth Collection (1809) was dedicated to the Countess of Dalhousie, his wife, Christina.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 125. Gow (Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 3rd ed., originally 1809; p. 1. Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 27. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 1; Set 21, No. 3, p. 13. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 286. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; pp. 56-57.

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