Miss Mary Douglass’s Reel

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X:1 T:Miss Mary Douglass’s Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel C:James Macdonald B:Gow – 2nd Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels, 3rd ed., p. 31 (orig. 1788) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb f|dBfB {e}d2 T(cB)|cFdB A(cd>)e|dBGc ecAc|gecf dBB:| F|(DF)BF (DF)TBA|(GFTED) C(cc)d|(DF)BF (DF)BA|GFED B,(BB)| (DF)BF (DF)TBA|(GFTED) C(cc)d|(DF)BF DFBd|TcAFA BB,B,||

MISS MARY DOUGLASS’S REEL. Scottish, Reel. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB’. The tune is attributed to James MacDonald in Gow's Second Collection (1788). MacDonald, a contemporary of Niel Gow's, was one of the professional fiddlers who contributed compositions to the Gow collections.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Gow (Second Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 1788; p. 31 (3rd ed.).

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