Annotation:Miss Leslie of St. Andrews

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X:1 T:Miss Leslie of St. Andrews Reel C:Donald Grant M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Donald Grant – Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs &c. (1820-21, p. 12) B:The volume was perhaps first issued c. 1790, from a penciled note in a copy. N:The collection was dedicated to Mrs. Col. Grant of Grant (“Sir James and N:Lady Grant of Grant”). S: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|d2 fd ecad|BcdB AFDF|G2 BG AFDF|GEDC D2D:| g|{g}f2 df ecad|BcdB AFDg|{g}f2 df ecad|Bgec {c}d2 dg| {g}f2 df ecAc|BcdB AFDF|GBGB FAdF|GEDC D2 D||

MISS LESLIE OF ST. ANDREWS. AKA and see “Leslie,” “Miss Annie Livingston.” Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was composed by Elgin fiddler-composer biography:Donald Grant and appears in his A collection of strathspeys, reels, jigs, etc. for the pianoforte, violin and violoncello, (re)published around 1820-21[1]. A note with the melody gives: "An old air".

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Printed sources : - Donald Grant (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs &c.), 1820-21; p. 12.

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  1. Grant's collection may have originally been published c 1790, according to a penciled note in one of the copies.