Miss Isabella Murdoch's Reel

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X:1 T:Miss Isabella Murdoch's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 144, p. 55) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D G|F<DF>A d>AB>G|F>Ad>f e>E E>G|F<DF>A d>AB>G|E>ege fdd:|| a/g/|f>ad>a b>da>d|g>ef>d Be ea/g/|f>ad>a b>da>d|g>ea>g fdd a/g/| f>ad>a b>da>d|g>ef>d Bee a/g/|f>ag>b a>df>d|B>eg>e fdd||

MISS ISABELLA MURDOCH'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time) or Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is very close to Edinburgh dancing master William Borrowman's "Duchess of Buccleugh's Reel (3) (The)", especially when the dotted rhythms are removed.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), Glasgow, 1796; No. 144, p. 55

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