Annotation:Mr. Dugald Campbell Ardmore's Favorite

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X:1 T:Mr. Dugald Campbell Ardmore’s Favorite C:Alexander Mackay M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 6) B: N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin cA c/d/e dGdB|cA A/A/A cdef|(ga)ge dGBe|cAB^G A/A/A e2:| |:(cd)eg dGdB|(cd)ef gfef|gage dGBe|cAB^G A/A/A e2:|]

MR. DUGALD CAMPBELL ARDMORE'S FAVORITE. Scottish, Reel (cut time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mr. Dugald Campbell Ardmore's Favorite" was composed by Islay fiddler-composer biography:Alexander Mackay for a young Dugald Campbell (1811-1888), who would have been but a boy at the time. Mackay composed tunes for everyone in the large family of Archibald and Helen Campbell of Ardmore (see note for "annotation:Mr. Archibald Campbell Ardmore's Reel" for more). Dugald grew up to be Reverend Campbell, according to a note on, but this has not been verified.

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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), Glasgow, c. 1822; p. 6.

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