Miss Campbell Monzie (1)

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MISS CAMPBELL, MONZIE(S) [1]. AKA - "Miss Campbell of Monzie's Strathspey." Scottish, Strathspey. D Major (Kerr): C Major (Davie, Glen). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kerr): AAB (Davie, Glen). The tune appears in John Bowie's 1789 A Collection of Strathspey Reels & Country Dances; with a bass for the violincello or harpsichord. Bowie (1759–1815) and his younger brother Peter (or sometimes, Patrick) (1763–1846) were natives of the parish of Tibbermore in Perthshire, and earned a living teaching, sponsoring dance assemblies and concerts, and selling music and instruments in Perth.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; No. 145, p. 55. Davie (Davie’s Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 19. Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 1), 1891; p. 33. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 5, p. 3.

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