Miss Marrion Campbell of Ardmore's Reel

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X:1 T:Miss Marrion Campbell of Ardmore's Reel C:Alexander Mackay M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 4) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|GEDE G2 Ge|dGBG dBAB|GEDE G2 Ge|dGBG A/A/A A:| g|gdde g2 (gb)|agab agea|gdde g2 (gb)|agab g/g/g (ga)| gdde g2 (gb)|agab agea|gdde gabg|aegB A/A/A A||



MISS MARRION CAMPBELL OF ARDMORE'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Miss Marrion Campbell of Ardmore's Reel" was composed by Islay fiddler-composer Alexander Mackay (born 1775) and appears in his c. 1822 Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes. The tune references one of the children of Archibald and Helen Campbell of Ardmore, Islay. Mackay composed tunes for everyone in the family, but Marrion was the only one he composed two tunes for (see also "Miss Marrion Campbell Ardmore's Favorite"). See note for "Mr. Archibald Campbell Ardmore's Reel" for more on Mackay and the Campbell family.


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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), Glasgow, c. 1822; p. 4.






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