Annotation:Mrs. Anderson of Balgay

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X:1 T:Mrs. Anderson of Balgay M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Glen Collection, vol. 1 (1891) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C E|CEGc EGce|cAGE FDDG|cGEC EGce|fagf ecc:| e/f/|gecg afda|gece fdde/f/|gecg afde|fagf ecce/f/| gecg afda|gece fddf|ecBA GAGE|FDGF ECC||

MRS. ANDERSON OF BALGAY. Scottish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by biography:Abraham Mackintosh, son of Robert "Red Rob" Mackintosh and Margaret Mill, who followed in his father's musical footsteps. He was born in Edinburgh in 1769 and died around 1808 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he had moved by the turn of the 19th century and where he is recorded as practicing his trade as a musician and dancing master. He published three brief collections in Edinburgh, beginning with Thirty New Strathspey Reels in 1792.

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Printed sources : - Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Music vol. 1), 1891; p. 34.

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