Annotation:Mr. Marshall’s Compliments to Niel Gow

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X:1 T:Mr. Marshall’s Compliments to Neil (sic) Gow L:1/8 M:C| S:McGlashan – Reels Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A>cAE Ac A2|A/B/c/B/ AE FB B2|c>BAE A<f e>d|c/d/e/f/ e/d/c/B/ cA A|| f/g/|acec ace>e|a/g/f/e/ f/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/ Bf/g/|acec ace>e|f/e/d/c/ B/c/d/e/ cA Af/g/| acec ace>e|a/g/f/e/ f/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/ B>c|A>cAE Fc d>f|f/e/d/c/ B/c/d/e/ cA A2||

MR. MARSHALL'S COMPLIMENTS TO NIEL GOW. AKA - "William Marshall's Compliments to Niel Gow." Scottish, Slow Air or March (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833) in honor of the famous fiddler and composer Niel Gow (who spelled his first name Niel). This despite the fact that many of Marshall’s tunes appeared in Gow family publications without attribution, and sometimes with different titles altogether.

William Marshall
See also “Niel Gow's Compliments Returned to Mr. Marshall."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 231. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 3), 1806; p. 9. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 154. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 115. McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 14.

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