Annotation:Mrs. Baird of New Byth (1)

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X:1 T:Mrs. Baird of New Byth [1] C:Niel Gow M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slowish" Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B | AD {B}AG/F/ E(=CC>)E | AD (B/A/G/F/) AD (B/A/G/F/) | BGAF E(=CC>)E | AD {B}AG/F/ AD D :| (g | f>)dAd e(=cc>)e | f>dAd f>dAd | A>dfd e(=cc>)e | f>dAd F(DD>)(g | f>)dAd e(=cc>)(e | f>)dAd f>dec | d>A=c>=F E(=CC>)E | AD {B}AG/F/ AD D ||

MRS. BAIRD OF NEW BYTH [1]. AKA and see "Lady Baird (1),," “Miss Baird of Newbyth.” Scottish, Strathspey. D Mixolydian (Gow): G Major (Glen) Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Niel Gow (1727-1807). See note for "Mrs. Baird of Newbyth (2)." Perthshire fiddler-composer Malcolm MacDonald dedicated his entire first volume to Mrs. Baird of Newbyth (for whom see "annotation:Mrs. Baird of Newbyth (2)").

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The 1800-1802 music manuscript book of ship's fiddler William Litten, who sailed to the orient with the British East India fleet [Huntington].

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 172. Gow (First Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 7. Huntington (William Litten's Tune Book), 1977; p. 14 (as "Miss Baird of New Byth").

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