Mrs. Campbell Ardmore'a Jig
X:1 T:Mrs. Campbell Ardmore'a Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, pp. 25-26) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 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:G G3 G2c|B2G B/c/dB|G3c3|EFG AFD| G2GG2c|B2G Bcd|gfe dcB|ABA AFD:| |:Bcd ded|ded dcB|cde ege|ege edc| Bcd ded|ded def|gfe dcB|ABG FED:|]
MRS. CAMPBELL ARDMORE'S JIG. Scottish, Jig (68 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Mrs. Campbell Ardmore's Jig" was first published in Islay fiddler-composer Alexander Mackay's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes (c. 1822). Mackay composed several tunes for the numerous members of the Campbell family of the small farming estate of Armore, on the western coast of Islay. Mrs. Campbell was Helen Campbell, wife of Archibald. See note for "Mr. Archibald Campbell Ardmore's Reel" for more on Mackay and the Campbells.