Miss Robinson of Clermeston's Reel

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X:1 T:Miss Robinson of Clermeston's Reel C:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. N:Miss Robinson was one of the children of George Robinson, 3rd of N:Gask, Gaval & Clermeston (1758-1825) and his wife Elizabeth Innes. N:Elizabeth, Jane and Agnes were the surviving daughters of the couple N:at the time of Christie’s publication. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c|~B2 (.G.B) DBGB|~B2 (.G.B) ceAc|{c}TB2 (.G.B) DBGd|cAdF {F}G3:| d|~g2 (.d.g) Bg GB|.d(gTfg) (Tag)af|~g2 (.d.g) Bg GB|cA dF {F}~G3d| ~g2 (.d.g) Bg GB|.d(*gTfg) (Tag)af|gb dg Bg GB|cA dF {F}G3||



MISS ROBINSON OF CLERMESTON'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.Miss Robinson was one of the children of George Robinson, 3rd of Gask, Gaval & Clermiston (1758-1825) and his wife Elizabeth Innes. Elizabeth, Jane and Agnes were the surviving daughters of the couple at the time of Christie’s publication. George Robinson was Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer from 1815 to 1825[1].


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Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; p. 3.






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  1. The Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's principal duty was the examination and auditof the criminal accounts for Scotland.