Annotation:Miss MacDowal Grant's Strathspey--of Arndilly

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Arndilly House, Craigellachie, Banffshire
MISS MACDOWAL GRANT'S STRATHSPEY--OF ARNDILLY. Scottish, Strathspey. C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. One of several tunes composed by William Marshall (1748-1833) and dedicated to the MacDowal Grant family. Miss McDowell Grant was the daughter of David McDowell Grant of Arndilly, a land improver, according to Moyra Cowie (The Life and Times of William Marshall, 1999). They lived at Arndilly House, Banffshire, at the foot of Ben Aigan in a wooded area. Her grandfather was Colonel Alexander Grant Chief of Grant, at Arndilly.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978; 1822 Collection, p. 27. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 272.

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