Annotation:Mr. William Haig's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Mr. William Haig's Strathspey M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 17) B: N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f2|D2F2A2F2 (DEFG) A3F|G2F2E2D2 (CDEF) G3E|D2F2A2F2 (DEFG) A3g|f3ec3e d4 d2:| f2|(defg) a3d A3df3a|g2f2e2d2 (ABcd) e3c|(defg) a3d A3d f3a|g3b A3c d4 d2f2| (defg) a3d A3df3a|g2f2e2c2 (ABcd) e3c|d3fB3d A2B2G2A2|F3d E3c d4 d2||

MR. WILLIAM HAIG'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This unattributed tune is substantially the same as another strathspey in Islay fiddler-composer biography:Alexander Mackay's c. 1822 collection called "Lasses of the Barn (The)."

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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), Glasgow, c. 1822; p. 17.

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