Miss Amelia Stewart

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X:1 T:Miss Amelia Stewart C:Duncan Macintyre M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, B:also some Famous old Reels” (1804, pp. 24-25) 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 f2|F3GAF3 cF3Af3|(agfe) f2F2 AG3GA3|F3GAF3 cF3Af3|(agfe) f2d2 cA3A2:| c2|(f3gfc3) Aa3fc3|d3f dcBA BG3Ge3|fefg agfe|fc3df3|cf3f3d ca3a3g| fa3df3 cf3Af3|(agfe) f2F2 AG3GA3|F3GAc3 de3fg3|(agfe f)d3 cA3A2||

MISS AMELIA STEWART. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by expatriate Scottish dancing master and composer Duncan MacIntyre, who removed to London from Edinburgh in the 1790's, where he established a reputation as a dance instructor and published a collection of this own tunes. "Miss Amelia Stewart," however, was published by Robert Mackintosh in Edinburgh in his Fourth Book.

Compare "Miss Amelia Stewart" with Edinburgh fiddler-composer and music seller William Shepherd's "Lady Lucy Ramsay's Strathspey (2)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Mackintosh (A Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels), 1804; p. 24.

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