Miss Russell of Blackhall (2)

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X:1 T:Miss Russell (of Blackhall's) Reel [2] C:"By R. Mackintosh" S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/11/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 16 L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Jig K:Gmin D|(TG^FG) (TBAB)|(TG^FG) (D2=E) |(TF=EF) fcA|cAF FGA| (TG^FG) (TBAB)|(Td^cd) (Tg^fg)|dcB cBA|G3 G2:| d|gdb ag^f |g3 (d2=e) |fca gf=e|fAB (cBA)| gdb ag^f |g3 gfe|dcB cBA |BGG G2d| gdb ag^f |gdb ag^f |fca gf=e|fAB cBA| BAG cBA|dcB edc|dba ga^f|g3 G2|]



MISS RUSSELL (OF BLACKHALL’S) REEL [2]. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler and composer Robert Petrie (1767-1830) included this tune in his 2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances (1796, p. 16), crediting the composition to Robert (Red Rob) Mackintosh (who also composed "Mrs. Russell of Blackhall").


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Printed sources : - Charles Gore (A Fiddler's Book of Scottish Jigs), 1997; No. 47. Robert Mackintosh (A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels), 1804; p. 29. Robert Petrie (Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c.), 1796; p. 16.






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