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X:1 T:Miss Wardlaw M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F>c A/B/c/A/ d>GB>d|F>c A/B/c/A/ F>fa>f|g>ef>A G>AB>d||1 c>f a/g/f/e/ f<F A>f:|2 c>f e/f/g/e/ f<FA<c|| f/g/a/g/ f>F G>gg>a|f/g/a/g/ f>c d<f c>A|B/c/d A/B/c G>gg>a|f>ga>g f<F A>c| f/g/a/g/ f>F G>gg>a|(3fga (3gfe (3def (3cBA|(3Bcd (3ABc G>gg>a|f>ga>g f<FA<f||

MISS WARDLAW. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. The strathspey "Miss Wardlaw" is a 'reworking' (to put it politely) of Duncan MacIntyre's slow air "Miss MacIntosh's Favourite" published in 1794, some six years prior to its appearance in Gow's Fourth Collection (1800).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 157. Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; p. 21. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 305.

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