Mr. Garden of Troup's Return home from Bath

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X:1 T:Mr. Garden of Troup's Return home from Bath C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 35) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin B2|GE3B2G2 E3FG3E|FD3A3F dA3FD3|GE3B3G Ee3GB3|A(c3TB3A) GE3EB3| GE3B3G E3FGE3|FD3AF3 dA3FD3|GE3BG3 eB3ge3|b3ga3f ge3e2|| ef|(agfe) b2e2 (ae3e3B)|(defg) a2f2 dD3FA3|(efga) b3g e3BeG3|(Ac3TB3A) (G2E2E2)ef| (agfe) b3e (ge3eB3)|da3df3 Gd3FD3|GE3D3E B,E3A,c3|TB3ATG3F GE3EE2||



MR. GARDEN OF TROUP'S RETURN HOME FROM BATH. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The strathspey was composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) for one of the Francis Garden-Campbells of Troup House, either Francis Garden-Campbell (1768-1815), or his son and namesake (1793-1826). Bath was a spa resort featuring mineral waters, assembly rooms, theaters and other entertainments, patronized by the aristocratic and well-to-do classes in the latter 18th and early 19th centuries.


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Printed sources : - Robert Mackintosh (A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels), c. 1804; p. 35.






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