Annotation:Miss J. Somervell’s Favourite Strathspey

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X:1 T:Miss J. Somervell’s Favourite Strathspey M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Daniel McLaren – Collection of Strathspey Reels, etc. (1794) K:G G<GG>B A>TGA<B|G<GG>B d>e g2|GG(GB) A>GAB|e>dB<e ef g2:| |de/f/ge {ef} a>gf<d|ef/g/e a<f g2|de/f/ ge Ta>gf<d|ed/B/d e<f g2| de/f/ge {ef}a>gf<d|ef/g/e a<f g2|de/f/gb Ta>gf>d|e>dB/d e<fg<b||

MISS J. SOMERVELL'S FAVOURITE STRATHSPEY. AKA and see "Lord Lovat's Strathspey." Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria) and in William Ross's ('The Queen's Piper') 1869 pipe music collection under the title "Lord Lovat's Strathspey." Another variant set for the bagpipe in A mixolydian was printed in Donald McPhedran's pipe music collection in 1902 as "Kames Lasses (The)."

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; p. 66. Cranford (The Cape Breton Highland Collection), 2015; No. 93, p. 49 (as "Kames Lasses"). McLaren (Collection of Strathspey Reels, etc.), 1794.

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