Lucy Campbell (3)

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X:5 T:Lucy Campbell [3] M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey/Country Dance B:Tracy’s selection of the present favorite country dances (179?) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|A>DA>F A>DA>F|A>DA<F B>EE>B|A>DA>D d>ef>e|d>BA>F A>DD:| |:e|d>BA>F d>ef>e|d>BAF B>E E>e|d>BA>F d>ef>e|d>BA>F A>D D:| |:F|A,>D FE/D/ A>D FE/D/|A,>D FE/D/ B>EE>F|A,>D FE/D/ d>ef>e|d>BA>F A>D D2:| |:f/g/|g>ag>f d>ef>e d>BA>F B>E E>g|a>ba>f d>ef>d|d>BA>F A>D D:||



LUCY CAMPBELL [3]. AKA and see "Ball na Grandach" "Grant's Ball (The)," "Miss Lucia Campbell's Strathspey," "Miss Lucy Campbell's Delight." Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD (McGlashan): ABCDEF (Gow). The tune appears earliest in Neil Stewart's 1761 collection, according to John Glen (as a two part tune in A Major), and somewhat later in McGlashan's collection (1780) as "Miss Lucy Campbell's Delight" (in D Major). Cape Breton editor, composer and fiddler Paul Cranford finds that "Lucy Campbell" is a bagpipe setting of an F Major strathspey called "Lady Mary Menzie's Reel (2)" and a D Major strathspey entitled "Pudding Maggie," both of which appear in Bremner's 1757 collection. "Lady Loudon/Lady Louden's Strathspey" is a tune which piper Hamish Moore finds similar to "Lucy Campbell." Cape Breton strathspey versions are similar, but tend to be played in the key of 'A' (see "Lucy Campbell (4)").


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Printed sources : - Tracy's Selection of the Present Favorite Country Dances, Dublin, c. 1795; no. 5, p. 3.






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