Mr. James McGrigor

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MR. JAMES McGRIGOR. Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Alexander Walker (for b. 1819) Mr. James McGrigor of Tealing House. Tealing House was a mansion in Angus, dating from the 15th century when it was owned by the Maxwell family. It still exists, but in deteriorating condition. A few years after Walker published his collection a 1st-2nd century AD souterrian was discovered (1871), situated immediately to the west of Tealing Burn and Home Farm.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 86, p. 30.

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