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MISS JEANNY WILLIAMSON’S REEL. AKA and see "Mortlach Reel (The).” Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Glen): AABB' (Marshall). Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833), first appearing in his 1781 collection (p. 7). Marshall was Steward of the Household for the 4th Duke and Duchess of Gordon, and dedicated this tune to one of the servants at the Gordon Castle (Cowie, The Life and Times of William Marshall, 1999).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music), vol. 1, 1891; p. 14. Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978; 1781 Collection, p. 7.