Annotation:Mrs. Farquharson's Jigg or Quick Step

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X:1 T:Mrs. Farquharson's Jigg or Quick Step C:Robert Petrie S:Petrie's Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c., 1790 Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 3/5/04 N:Petrie's First Collection, page 2 L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Jig K:Cm G|(Tc=Bc) GEC | (Tc=Bc) edc | (Tc=Bc) G=A_B | FGE DCB, | (Tc=Bc) GEC | cde dec | =BGg fed | ecc c2 :| %Petrie's original does not show the B flat at the end of the third measure -SW c | (Tgfg) edc | (Tgfg) fed | (Tgfg) cde | =Bcd G3 | (Tgfg) edc|(Tgfg) fed | efg fed | ecc c3 | (Tgfg) edc | (Tgfg) fed | (Tgfg) cde | =Bcd G2F | EDC FED | GFE AGF | Ged cd=B | c2c c2|]

MRS. FARQUHARSON’S JIGG OR QUICKSTEP. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Kirkmichael, Perthshire, fiddler biography:Robert Petrie, who dedicated his first collection of Mrs. Farquharson of Monaltrie. See also Petrie's strathspey "Mrs. Farquharson of Monaltrie's Delight," which, together with "Mrs. Farquharson's Jigg or Quick Step" take pride of place in his collection as the first and second tunes.

Additional notes

Printed sources : -

  • Robert Mackintosh (Sixty Eight New Reels Strathspeys and Quicksteps), 1793, p. 17.
  • Petrie (Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances), 1790; p. 2.

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