Lorn Strathspey (The)

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LORN STRATHSPEY, THE. AKA and see "Marquess of Lorn/Marquis of Lorn." Scottish, Strathspey. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This 'double tonic' composition is credited to Niel Gow, although it appears under the "Lorn Strathspey" title without attribution in Nathaniel Gow's Beauties of Niel Gow (1819, printed for Gow by Alexander Robertson).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacDonald (Skye Collection), 1887; p. 60. Robertson (The Beauties of Neil Gow), 1819; p. 18.

Recorded sources: Alex Francis MacKay - "Gaelic in the Bow." Celtic America LLC, Carl Mackenzie - It's a Corker" (2005).

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

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