Mr. Alexander Wattie

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MR. ALEXANDER WATTIE. Scottish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB'. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-comoser Alexander Walker for Mr. Alexander Wattie who was a drummer in the Castle Newe band of musicians; Walker worked at Castle Newe as a gardener and probably was the leader of "The Castle Newe Band."

The Castle Newe Band, with (l. to r.) Alexander Walker, John Walker and Alexander Wattie

See also note for "Mr. James Wattie" for more on the Wattie family.



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 171, p. 59.

Recorded sources:




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