Annotation:Mrs. Hope Johnston's Strathspey

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X:1 % T:Mrs. Hope Johnson's Strathspey C:James Porteous (Annandale, 1762-1847) M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 222) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G Bc|d>Gd>B d>Gg>e|d>Gd>B (3def (3gfe|d>Gd>B d/G/G/B/4d/4| e>gd>B B/A/A/B/4c/4|d>Gd>B d>Gg>e|d>Gd>B (3def (3gfe| d>Gd>B dGGB/d/|e<ad>B B>AA||B/c/|d>Bg>B d>gB>g| Td>Bg>B (3def (3gfe|d>Bg>B gBg>B|TegdB {c}B(AA)B/c/|d<Bg>B d>gB>g| dBgB (3def (3gfe|(3dba (3gfe (3dgf (3edc|B<gd>B {c}B>AA||

MRS. HOPE JOHNSTON'S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by fiddler-composer biography:James Porteous (1762-1847) of Annandale, Dumfries, who also composed "Mr. Hope Johnston's Strathspey." See note for "annotation:Mr. Hope Johnston's Strathspey" for remarks about both titles.

Porteous issued one collection, A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels & Jigs, Respectfully Dedicated to Lady Jardine of Applegarth; Arranged for the Piano Forte, Violin & violoncello by James Porteous (Edinburgh, 1821). "Mrs. Hope Johnston's Strathspey" was entered into the music manuscript collections of John Rook (1840, Waverton, Cumbria) and William Irwin (1838, Lake District).

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