Mr. Duncan McKerracher

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MR. DUNCAN McKERRACHER. Scottish, Strathspey. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Alexander Walker in honor of Perthshire fiddler Mr. Duncan McKercher (spellings vary) (1796-1873), the so-called "Dunkeld Paganini" (whom family history had it once danced on a table to the playing of Niel Gow).

Duncan McKerracher, depicted playing his famous encore "The Mason's Apron," wearing his Masonic apron



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 143, p. 49.

Recorded sources:




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