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X:1 T:Miss Abercromby M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" R:Strathspey C:William Shepherd B:Shepherd -- A Collection of Strathspey Reels (1793, p. 1) K:G D|TG>A (c/B/).A/.G/ EA {G}FD|TG>A (c/B/).A/.G/ TB>ddB|Tc>e EF/G/ A/B/c/A/ G/F/E/D/|T.G[.G.B]T[.C.E].A D[A,F][B,G]:| |:d|Tg>agB TEA/G/ {G}FD|G>B {c}d>B g>Bd>B|Tc>e EF/G/ (A/B/)c/A/ (G/F/)E/D/|T.G[.G.B]T[.C.E].A D[A,F][B,G]:|]

MISS ABERCROMBY. Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Edinburgh musician Biography:William Shepherd (c. 1760-1812), who later went into the music publishing business with Nathaniel Gow as 'Gow & Shepherd'. 'Miss Abercromby' may be related to Sir Ralph Abercromby, for whom Shepherd composed a lament on the occasion of his death (see "William Shepherd's Lamentation for the Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby").

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Printed sources : - Shepherd (A Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1793; p. 1.

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