Miss Gordon of Lesmore's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Miss Gordon of Lesmore’s Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Daniel McLaren – Collection of Strathspey Reels, etc. (1794) K:F C|(F>G) AB c>A FA|G/A/B/c/ d/c/B/A/ G>F DE|TF>G AB cA fc| dB/d/ c/f/ {d}c/B/ AF F:|c|f>c af b>g a>f|(e/c/)(b/g/) af Tg>f d>e| f>g af (c/A/)(a/f/) cA|df Tc>B AF Fc|(fc) AF (dB) GE| (F/A/c/f/) (a/f/c/A/) BG GA|FA, B,C [B,D]E Ff|cf {A}(G{F}E) F2F||



MISS GORDON OF LESMORE('S STRATHSPEY). Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. In John Glen's 2nd volume the tune was credited to Daniel McLaren, whose name is found in the lists of subscribers to Niel Gow's first several collections, where he is identified as a musician living in Edinburgh. McLaren published his own collection in 1794.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Glen (Collection of Scottish Dance Music, vol. 2), 1895; p. 22. McLaren (Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794. Petrie (Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1802; p. 5.

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