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X:1 T:Miss Campbell’s Reel [1] C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 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 f|cFAF DFCF|B,FA,F (GG,G,f)|cFAF DFCF|B,G,BG (AF)Ff| cFAF DFCF|B,FA,F (BG,G,B)|cdf_e dBgf|ecbg aff|| g|(a/g/f/e/ f)c fcAF|(BdTcA) BGGg|(a/g/f/e/ f)c Acfc|dBbg (affg)| afef dfcf|BfAf (gGGB)|AcFA BdGB|cegb aff||



MISS CAMPBELL'S [1]. AKA - "Miss Campbell's Reel." AKA and see "Tay Mouth." Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Perthshire fiddler-composer Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1807). However, researcher, collector and fiddler J. Murdoch Henderson notes: "In [Mackintosh's] Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels (1803) are also found "Lady Charlotte Cadogan" and "Miss Campbell's Reel" which, though claimed by Robert Mackintosh, previously appeared unacknowledged in John and Andrew Gow's collection, London, c. 1794, as "Firth of Cromortie (The)." and "Tay Mouth" respectively."


Additional notes



Printed sources : - MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 140. Robert Mackintosh (A Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels), 1803; p. 25.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 114001, "The Early Recordings of Angus Chisholm" (Cape Breton).




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