Mr. Campbell of Glenlyons Reel

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MR. CAMPBELL OF GLENLYONS REEL. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Malcolm MacDonald, this tune was first printed in his Collection of Strathspey Reels, vol. 1, dedicated to his patron, Mrs. Baird of Newbyth. The key signature is given as it appears in MacDonald’s collection—it can also be played in A Mixolydian.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacDonald (Collection of Strathspey Reels, vol. 1), 1788; p. 13.

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