Mr. George Frederick Augustus John Murray's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Mr. George Frederick Augustus John Murray's Strathspey C:John Crerar (1750-1840), composed in 1814 M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey N:A copy of Crerar's handwritten music manuscript of the tune is N:included in Eilidh Scammell's 2013 BA Thesis, "John Crerar, a N:Highland Perthshire fiddler 1750-1840" (p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F c|A>cc>e f>c c>B|A>Fc>F ECCc|A>cc>f a>ff>d|cABG F2F:| a|fcfa cfaf|gfaf gfec|fcfa gafd|cage f2 fa| faga fdcB|AFcF ECCE|FcAd cAag|fdcA F2F||



MR. GEORGE FREDERICK AUGUSTUS JOHN MURRAY'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. The strathspey was composed by gamekeeper and fiddler-composer John Crerar, named for the son of General Lord Glenlyon, James Murray and his wife Lady Emily Percy. George Frederick was born in 1814, and Crerar researcher Eilidh Scammell suggest Crerar composed it at the time of his birth.


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