Miss Stewart of Allanbank
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MISS STEWART OF ALLANBANK. Scottish, Strathspey. C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Shepherd (c. 1760-1812), a fiddler and composer who published his first collection in 1793. A few years later he entered a partnership with Nathaniel Gow, and the firm of Gow & Shepherd became the leading music publishers in Edinburgh. A second collection of Shepherd's tunes was published by the firm in the early 1800's. He died in 1812.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Music), vol. 2, 1895; p. 33. Stewart (A Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1793; p. 4.