Annotation:Mrs. Couts Trotter’s Favorite

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MRS. COUTS TROTTER'S FAVORITE. Scottish, "Very Slow" Quickstep. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Major William Logan, of a line of William Logan’s of Ayrshire. The Major was a well-known gentleman in Ayrshire and a highly esteemed convivial companion. He was skilled on the violin and was, it is said, an intimate of Niel Gow and Robert Burns. See “Annotation:Major Logan's Frolic” for more on him.

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Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 577. Gow (Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1809; p. 6.

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