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X:1 T:Miss Gibson’s [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:Dedicated to Francis Garden Esq. Junior of Troup by N:Robert Petrie at Kirkmichael. B:Robert Petrie – Third Collection of Strathspey Reels (1802, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb F|B2 bg fdcB|AFcF dFcF|B2 bg (fdcB)|FBAc dBB:| |:c|(BGFE) DEFD|ECC=B cGGA|(BGFE) DEFD|B,BAc dBB:|]



MISS GIBSON [2]. AKA and see "Charleville Lasses (The)," "Cumberland (The)," "Little Duke's," "Miss Edmonston's Reel," “Miss Nancy Gibson,” "Mr. Robertson's Reel," “Una's Lock (1)," "Wayside Wagon (The).” Scottish, Reel (whole time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AAB (Lowe): AABB (Gow, Mackay, Manson, Petrie, Saunders, Stewart-Robertson). The tune was printed on a single sheet by Gow and Shepherd c. 1800 as “The Cumberland or Miss Nancy Shepherd, and by Robert Petrie in 1802 in his Third Collection as "Miss Gibson's Reel." Frank Roche printed it in his Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3 (1927) as "Wayside Wagon (The)."


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Printed sources : - Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 507. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 31. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 201, p. 23. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 6), 1844-45; p. 22. Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes…Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay), c. 1822; p. 19. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune-Book, vol. 1), 1844; p. 107. Robert Petrie (Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1802; p. 2. Saunders (New and Complete Instructor for the Violin), Boston, 1847; No. 65, p. 37. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 278. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 13.






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