Miss Ann Mackay's Favorite

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X:1 T:Miss Ann Mackay's Favorite, or T:I’ll make ye fain to follow me C:Robert Mackintosh M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 44) 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:C G|(E/F/G)G c2G|ECC C2E|(F/G/A)A d2A|FDD D2F| (E/F/G)G c2e|FA^c dfa|gec dBG|[E2G2c2][EGc][E2G2c2]:| e/f/|gef gec|afa gec|(f/g/a)f (e/f/g)e|fdd d2 e/f/| gef gec|afa gec|GAB cfd|ecc cef| gef gec|afa gec|faf ege|fdd d2F| (E/F/G)G c2e|FA^c dfa|gfe dBG|[E2G2c2][EGc][E2G2c2]||



MISS ANN MACKAY'S FAVORITE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Miss Ann Mackay's Favorite" was composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808), who appended the alternate title "I'll Make You Fain to Follow Me." That alternate title belongs to a related but different 6/8 tune.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Robert Mackintosh (A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels), c. 1804; p. 44.

Recorded sources : - Inver Records, Pete Clark - "Mackintosh at Murthly" (2004).




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