Mr. David Kemp's Jig

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X:1 T:Mr. David Kemp's Gigg C:”By a Lady” M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Slow" B: Six Favorite New Tunes, Four composed by John Bowie, Perth (c. 1789, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin E2E TE>DB,|E2E E2F|TG>FE G>AB|(B3- B2)A| Bde edB|dBA ABd|edB ABd|(e3 e2)z:| |:G>AB BAG|AGA {G}B3|Be^d egf|e2~f !fermata!g3| edB BAG|TAGA ABd|edB AdF|(E3-E2):|



MR. DAVID KEMP'S GIGG. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mr. David Kemp's Gigg" was printed in John Bowie's single-sheet issue entitled Six Favorite New Tunes, printed around the year 1789. It was composed "By a Lady," who wished to remain anonymous. However, Bowie may be giving a clue to her identity as his own composition, "Lady Mary Ann Murray's Delight", has pride of place as the first tune in the issue.


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Printed sources : - John Bowie (Six Favorite New Tunes), c. 1789; p. 2.






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