Annotation: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 biography:Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808). The title references Francis Garden-Campbell (1793-1826), 7th of Troup and Glenlyon. See note for "annotation: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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