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X:1 T:Miss Wellwood's Fancy M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan – Reels (1786) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c>BA>F E<C EF|EFA>c B>A B2|c>BA>F E<C E>F|E>FA>d c>B A:| |:c/d/|e>Ac>A e>A c2|d>fc>e B>A B2|c>BA>F E<C E>F|E>FAd c>B A2:| |:c/d/c/B/ A/B/A/F/ E/F/E/C/ E>F|E/D/E/F/ A/G/A/c/ B/c/B/A/ F2|c/d/c/B/ A/B/A/F/ E/F/E/C/ E>F|E/D/E/F/ A/G/A/d/ c/d/c/B/ A2:| |:e/a/a c/a/a A/a/a c2|d/e/f/d/ c/e/a/c/ d/c/B/A/ F2|c/d/c/B/ A/B/A/F/ E/F/E/C/ E>F|E/D/E/F/ A/G/A/d/ c/d/c/B/ A2:| |:c>BE>F E>CE>F|E>FA>c d/c/B/A/ F2|c>eE>F F/E/D/C/ E>F| E>F A/B/c/d/ cB A2:| |:aeEg a/g/f/e/ c2|d/c/d/b/ c/B/c/a/ d/c/B/A/ F2|c>eE>F E>CE>F|E>FAd c>B A2:|]

MISS WELLWOODS FANCY. Scottish, Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFF (Coes, McGlashan). See Gow’s very similar (some say plagiarized) tune “Fallen Hero (The).” Alexander McGlashan (d. May, 1797) was a bandleader and music teacher in Edinburgh who published several collections.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Joshua Campbell (A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys), Glasgow, 1789; p. 44. George H. Coes (Coes Album of Jigs and Reels for the Violin), 1876; p. 61. McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), 1786; p. 45.

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