Annotation:Miss Drummond of Perth (2)

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X:1 T:Miss Drummond of Perth’s Reel [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:MacDonald – 3rd Collection of Strathspey Reels (c. 1792) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix f | eAcA c/d/e Tg2 | dBGB (Bdd)g | eAcA c/d/e Tf2 | eAcA c(ee) :| B | Aaec eaec | (d/c/B/A/) BG BddB | Aaec eaec | (a/^g/f/e/) aA c(ee)B | Aaec eaec | (d/c/B/A/) BG Bddf | eAcA c/d/e Tf2 | eAcA (cee) ||

MISS DRUMMOND OF PERTH [2]. Scottish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The composition "Miss Drummond of Perth (2)" is credited to wikipedia:Niel_Gow (1727-1807) in the Gow family publications. It appeared in Malcolm MacDonald’s 3rd Collection, dedicated to herself, Miss Drummond of Perth. MacDonald was, for a time, a cello player with Niel Gow’s band, according to John Glen. It was also printed in John and Andrew Gow’s A Collection of Slow Airs, Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1795). Andrew (1760-1803) and younger brother John (1764-1826) established a publishing business in London in 1788 and were the English distributors for the Gow family musical publications. See also the strathspey version "Miss Drummond of Perth (1)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 280. S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 27. Edmund Lee (Mrs. Parker's Selection of Scotch Tunes, Strathspeys and Reels), Dublin, n.d.; p. 2 (early 19th century). MacDonald (A Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1792; p. 1. John McLachlan (Piper’s Assistant), 1854; No. 114, p. 69.

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