Mr. Martin’s Compliments to Dr. Keith MacDonald
MR. MARTIN'S COMPLIMENTS TO DR. KEITH MACDONALD'. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (MacDonald): AB (Cranford). Written for the compiler of the Skye Collection, Keith Norman MacDonald (d. 1913) a medical doctor by profession, an amateur violinist, author and a passionate lover of Scottish culture. The strathspey was composed by William Martin (1836-1908), a native of East Lothian, who was schoolmaster at Inverkeithny in Banffshire for much of his life before retiring to Edinburgh in 1901.
Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].
Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 149, p. 60. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 165.