Mr. Garden Junior of Troup's Strathspey
X:1 T:Mr. Garden Junr. (of Troup’s) Strathspey M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Petrie – Second Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. (1796, p. 4) N:”Humbly dedicated to Mrs. Garden of Troup by Robert N:Petrie at Kirkmichael.” F: http://ks.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/5/57/IMSLP559819-PMLP901954-rob_petrie_second_collection_118402151.23.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F C2|F3AcA3 f3cAc3|d3fcA3 A2G2G2A2|F3AcA3 f3cAc3|df3Tc3B A2F2F2:| c2|fc3fa3 cf3Af3|FF3f3a gd3de3|fc3fa3 cf3Af3|BG3Tc3B A2F2F2c2| fc3fa3 cf3Af3|FF3f3a gd3d3e|fa3df3 cf3Af3|B2G2Tc3B A2F2F2||
MR. GARDEN JUNIOR (OF TROUP’S) STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. One of several melodies composed by Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler Robert Petrie in honor of the Garden family, lairds of the estate of Troup. It was included in his 2nd Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances (1796, p. 4), a volume dedicated to his patron and employer, Mrs. Garden of Troup. Mr. Garden Junr. was her son, whose father was Francis Garden-Campbell, 6th of Troup and Glenlyon--the given name ran strong in the family; there were four 'Francis Garden-Campbells of Troup' in succession.