Miss Garden of Troup’s Favorite

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X:1 T:Miss Garden of Troup’s Favorite C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey Q:”Slow” B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 4) 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:Bb B2|FB3{Bc}d3B c3AB3F|G3BF3B GFED C2 FE|DB,3{Bc}d3B c3AB3F|GE3~F3E D2B,2B,2:| fe|df3Bg3 ce3Af3|Bd3 G2cB A2(F2F2B2)|GB3Ec3 FA3DB3|EG3 TF3E D2B,2B,2fe| df3Bg3 ce3Af3|Bd3 G2cB A2F2F2B2|GB3eg3 f3dBF3|EG3F2e2|d2B2B2|| P:Variations |:FE|D2 FB ~d3B c2Ac B3F|(GBAB) (FBAB) GFED (CGFE)|DFTBc T(dcdB) T(cBcA) T(BABF)|(GFGE) (FGFE) D2B,2B,2:| fe|(defd) (Bged) (cdec) (Afdc)|(BABG) (edcB) (AF=EF) (DFBF)|(GABG) (Ec=Bc) (FGAF) (DBGF)|(EDEC) (FGFE) D2B,2 B,2fe| (defd) (Bged) (cdec) (Afdc)|(BABG) (edcB) (AF=EF) (DFBF)|(GEGB) (GBeg) fedc (BABF)|(EGFE) (FAce) dB B2||

MISS GARDEN OF TROUP’S FAVORITE. Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Robert Mackintosh ("Red Rob", c. 1745-1808), appearing in his Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels (London, 1802). See note for "Mr. F. Garden Junr. of Troup's Strathspey" for more on the Garden family and Troup House.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - S. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 36. Mackintosh (Fourth Book of New Strathspey Reels), 1804; p. 4.

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