Mrs. Henry Lumsden of Tillwhilly’s Strathspey

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MRS. HENRY LUMSDEN OF TILLWHILLY'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833). Mrs. Lumsden was Catherine Tower, according to Moyra Cowie (The Life and Times of William Marshall, 1999), born in 1784. She married Henry Lumsden, assessor to the rector of Marishall College of Aberdeen.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978; 1822 Collection, p. 9. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 137.

Recorded sources: Rounder 7059, Alex Francis MacKay with Gordon MacLean – “Gaelic in the Bow” (2005).




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