Miss Wilhelmina MacDowal’s Reel—of Arndilly
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MISS WILHELMINA MACDOWAL'S REEL--OF ARNDILLY. AKA - "Miss W. MacDowal of Arndilly." Scottish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833), and one of several of his tunes dedicated to the MacDowal Grant family. Miss Wilehlmina was the daughter of David McDowell Grant of Arndilly House, a Morayshire chateau situated bty the River Spey at the foot of Ben Aigan in a wooded area. The father was a land improver whose daughter was baptised in 1804 (Moyra Cowie, The Life and Times of William Marshall, 1999).