Mrs. Farquhar's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Mrs. Farquhar's Strathspey C:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, pp. 34-35) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F G2|F3cAc3 {c}B4 A2G2|F3cA3c {Bc}d3BG3B|AF3 cA3 {c}B4 A2G2|FA3 CF3 D4 D2:| e2|f3cAf3 ~d4 B2g2|Tf3cA2c2 f3g {fg}a3g|f3cAf3 ~d4 B2g2|fa3 cf3 ~d4 d2g2| (fe).d.c A2f2 ~d4 B2g2|.f2.a2.c2.f2 .d2.f2.B.2.d2|cA3Fc3 {c}B4 A2G2|FA3 CF3 D4 D2||



MRS. FARQUHAR'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Christie (1778-1849), adancing master, fiddler and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. His brother, John, composed a companion reel, "Mrs. Farquhar's Reel."


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Printed sources : - William Christie (Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes,Waltzes &c.), Edinburgh, 1820; pp. 34-35.






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