Miss Johnston of Hilton's Fancy

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MISS JOHNSTON OF HILTON'S FANCY. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), third son of the renowned Dunkeld, Perthshire, fiddler-composer Niel Gow. The beautiful and celebrated Miss Louisa “Lucy” Johnston of Hilton (c. 1760-1797), daughter of Wayne Johnstone of Hilton, was a distinguished amateur musician and dancer, and one of six girls in a family of eleven.

Lucy Oswald (nee Johnston) of Auchenharvie
See also note for "Mrs. Oswald of Auchincruive (1)" for more.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Gow (Third Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1788; p. 22.

Recorded sources : - Scottish Records 33 SR 135, Ron Gonnella - "Scottish Violin Music from the Gow Collections" (1973).




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