Mrs. Anderson’s Strathspey—of Fochabers
MRS. ANDERSON'S STRATHSPEY--OF FOCHABERS. Scottish, Slow Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833). Mrs. Anderson was the wife of Reverend John Anderson, a teacher of the young Marshall (Cowie, The Life and Times of William Marshall, 1999). The tune appears, without composer attribution, in Malcolm MacDonald of Dunkeld's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels (1789) under the title "Mr. Campbell of Kinloch."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978;1822 Collection, p. 21.