Mr. Garden of Troup's Strathspey (2)

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X:1 T:Mr. Garden of Troup's Strathspey [2] 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. 8) 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:C EF|G3EC3E G3Ac3d|ec3Tf3e (d2D2D2)EF|G3ECE3 G3Ac3d|eg3d3f ec3c2:| ef|gc3ec3 ac3gc3|G3ceg3 f2d2-d2ef|gc3ec3 ac3gc3|(Bcd2) (G3f) e2c2c2ef| gc3ec3 ac3gc3|Fd3Ec3 d2D2D2EF|EC3B,C3 A,(c3B3TA)|{A}G2FE {G}F2ED EC3C2||

MR. GARDEN OF TROUP'S STRATHSPEY [2]. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Mr. Garden of Troup's Strathspey [2]" was composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808). The title references Francis Garden-Campbell (1793-1826), 7th of Troup and Glenlyon. See note for "Mr. F. Garden Junr. of Troup's Strathspey" for more on the Garden family and Troup House, for whom Mackintosh wrote several tunes.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Robert Mackintosh (A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels), c. 1804; p. 8.

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