Mrs. Gow's Strathspey (1)

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MRS. GOW'S STRATHSPEY [1]. Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was composed by expatriate Scot Duncan MacIntyre, a dancing master in London who spent some years in India (probably as a Master of Ceremonies to the Governor General's Court) and who died about 1806. The Gow family published several of MacIntyre's compositions, and he may have been friendly with family members, as this title tune may indicate.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacIntyre (Collection of Slow Airs, Reels & Strathspeys), 1794; p. 31.

Recorded sources:




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