Miss Ross’ Strathspey—of Elgin (1)

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MISS ROSS(' STRATHSPEY--OF ELGIN) [1]. AKA and see "Miss Agnes Ross's Reel," "Lasses Look Before You," "Lassie Look Before Ye/You," "Look Before You" (Gow's title). Scottish, Strathspey and Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833), originally published in his First Collection of 1781. It was republished by the Gows as "Look Before You" in Repository, Part Second, 1802. A reel version appears as "Miss Agnes Ross's Reel."

William Marshall



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978; 1822 Collection, p. 33.

Recorded sources:

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [2]




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