Mrs. Duff's Recovery Strathspey

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X:1 % T:Mrs. Duff's Recovery M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:William Morrison - Collection of Highland music, consisting of B:strathspeys, reels, marches, waltzes & slow airs (c. 1813, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D C|(D2 D<)A F<D A<F|~ED EF {B}[F2A2] [EA]c||d>B A>d TF>D AF| TE>D TF>E DB,B,E|(D2 D)A {E}(F>D) {B}AF|TE>D E>F {B}A2 Ac| D<f B<d A<d F<A|G>EF>E DB,B,||(c|d>)Ad>f d<Ad(f|d)A .g/.f/.e/.d/ f<ee>(c| d>)BAF D<gTfe|{d}c/B/A {B}A/G/F GEE(c|d>)Adf d<Ad<f| d>A g/f/e/d/ {g}f(ee) f/g/|(g/f/)e/d/ (f/e/)d/c/ (d/c/)B/A/ (B/A/)G/F/|(G/F/)E/D/ (E/G/)F/E/ DB,B, ||



MRS. DUFF'S RECOVERY STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune refers to Sarah Louisa Forbes, the wife of Major H.R. Duff, who was probably fiddler-composer William Morrison's patron. See note for "Mr. H.R. Duff's Favorite" for more.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Laybourn (Köhlers' Violin Repository Book 1), 1881; p. 6. William Morrison (Collection of Highland music, consisting of strathspeys, reels, marches, waltzes & slow airs), c. 1813; p. 8.

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