Mr. Alexander Munro
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MR. ALEXANDER MUNRO. Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddlre-composer Alexander Walker (b. 1819) in honor of Alexander Munro of Braemar. According to the Edinburgh Gazette of Sept. 30, 1898, Munro's estates were to be sequestered in a judgement against him. Apparently he had run into financial distress later in life. He is described in the item as a 'cycle agent'.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 178, p. 61.