Annotation:Mrs. Keir of Millbank's Strathspey

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X: 1 T:Mrs Keir of Millbank's Strathspey M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:90 R:Strathspey - Slow B:Calvert Collection - Page 8 Z:P Whittaker K:Amin E |A>GA>B c>d {d} e2|{Bc}d>c B g/2e/2d/2B/2 A/2B/2 BG|A>GA>B c>d {cd} e2|{g}e/2d/2c/2B/2 g B/2c/2 B<AA|| e |~a>b b/2a/2^g/2a/2 e>^fge|d>eB>g {e}d/2B/2A/2B/2 Ge|~a>b b/2a/2^g/2a/2 e>^fge|{g}e/2d/2c/B/2 g B/2c/2 B<AAe| ~a>b b/2a/2^g/2a/2 e>^fge|~de/2d/2 Bg/2e/2 d/2B/2A/2B/2 G^F/2E/2|A/2G/4A/4B c/2B/4c/4A d/2c/4d/4e a>b| g/2<e2/d/2e/2 g B/2c/2 B<AA||

MRS. KEIR OF MILLBANK’S STRATHSPEY. Scottish, Strathspey. A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune appears in a 1799 collection by Kelso, Scotland, musician Thomas Calvert. A note with the collection states that Calvert supplied “a variety of music and instruments, instruments lent out, tun’d and repaired.”

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Printed sources : - Thomas Calvert (A Collection of Marches & Quick Steps, Strathspeys and Reels), 1799; p. 8.

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