Miss Stewart of Fasnacloich’s Reel

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MISS STEWART OF FASNACLOICH'S. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. Named for a daughter of a distinguished Appin, Argyll, family. Later, after World War I, an Ysobel Stewart of Fasnacloich (nee Campbell) became a co-founder and first secretary of the Scottish Country Dance Society, the precursor to the RSCDS. See also "Mrs. Stewart of Fasnacloich", a tune and dance presumably in her honor.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Gow (Complete Repository), Part 4, 1817; p. 26. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 1; Set 26, No. 2, p. 16.

Recorded sources: Hector MacAndrew - "Legend of the Scots Fiddle" (2009)




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