Marquis of Huntly's Strathspey (2)
X:1 T:Marquis of Huntly new Strathspey C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 23) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F A2|F3Ac2A2 f3c dcBA|(F2AB) c3A G(g3g3a)|F3AcA3 f3c dcBA|(B2cd) Tc3B AF3F2:| c2|fa3cf3 Ac3Fc3|fa3Tg3f (eg3g3e)|fa3df3 cf3Ac3|(B2cd) Tc3B A2(F2F2c2)| fa3cf3 Ac3Fc3|fa3Tgf3 e(g3g2)ag|fga2 gab2 agf2 gfe2|fd3Tc3B AF3F2||
MARQUIS OF HUNTLY'S STRATHSPEY . AKA - "Marquis of Huntly's New Strathspey." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Marquis of Huntly's new Strathspey" was composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) and was printed in his Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels (c. 1804).