Mrs. Ferguson of Reath’s Strathspey (2)
MRS. FERGUSON OF RAITH/REATH . Scottish, Slow March (4/4 time) or Strathspey. G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB’ (Cranford/Holland). Originally published as “Mrs. Ferguson of Reath” in Niel Gow’s 2nd Repository (1788). The march has currency among Cape Breton fiddlers.
Source for notated version:
Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection of Fiddle Tunes), 1995; No. 190, p. 54.
Gow (Second Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1788; p. 26 (3rd ed.).
Boot Records, Jerry Holland – “Master Cape Breton Fiddler” (1982).
WMT002, Wendy MacIsaac – “That’s What You Get” (1998?).
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index