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X:1 T:Miss E. Macleod's Reel 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. 32) 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:A c|A2 A,C EFAE|A2 EA FBGE|A2 aA fAeA|GBEd cAA:| g|a2 Aa f2 df|e2 cA B(GFE)|a2 Aa f2 df|edcB cAAg| a2 Aa f2 df|e2 cA BGFE|FDBA GEdB|ceBd cAA||



MISS E. MACLEOD. AKA - "Mrs. E. MacLeod." Scottish, Canadian; Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) and first printed in his 4th collection of tunes (London, 1804). Paul Stewart Cranford (1995) notes that Winston ‘Scotty’ Fitzgerald popularized the tune among Cape Breton fiddlers, where it remains a popular reel, frequently recorded.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland’s Collection), 1995; No. 11, p. 4. Mackintosh (Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels), c. 1804; p. 32.



See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]



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