Annotation:Mr. Farquhar Campbell's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Mr. Farquhar Campbell's Strathspey N:Perhaps for Farquhard Campbell (1810-1831), of Ardmore, Islay M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 31) 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:Adorian e|c>AB>^G A/A/A e2|dBGB (d/c/B/A/) GB|c>AB>^G A/A/A e2|(d/c/B/A/) ^GB A/A/A A:| |:e|efge afge|dBGB d/c/B/A/ GB|efge afge|d/c/B/A/ ^GB A/A/A A:|]

MR. FARQUHAR CAMPBELL'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mr. Farquhar Campbell's Strathspey" was first printed in Islay fiddler-composer biography:Alexander Mackay'sA Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes (c. 1822), without a composer attribution. The title perhaps references Farquhard Campbell (1810-1831), son of Archibald and Helen Campbell of the farming estate of Ardmore, on the west coast of the Hebridean island of Islay. See note for "annotation:Mr. F. Campbell Ardmore's Reel" for more.

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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), Glasgow, c. 1822; p. 31.

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