Mrs. Hay of Hayston’s Favorite

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MRS. HAY OF HAYSTON’S FAVORITE. Scottish, Jig. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Niel Gow Jr. (c. 1795-1823), son of Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) and grandson of Niel Gow (1727-1807). Niel Jr. was a promising performer and fiddle composer who briefly entered his father’s publishing business. Unfortunately, he died young. See also another pf Gow Jr's tune for the Hay's, "Miss Hay of Hayston's Reel."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Gow (Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1822; p. 32.

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