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MRS. MARR. Scottish, Reel (cut time). C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Alexander Walker (b. 1819) in honor of Mrs. Marr of the Royal Music Saloon, Union Street, Aberdeen, "piano-forte makers to the Queen". The 1833-34 directory for Aberdeen lists Mrs. John Marr, teacher of music at 43 Broad Street, probably the wife of John Marr who is listed as a pianoforte maker. He eventually sold his company in 1875 to Selby, Wood & Co. Mrs. J. Marr, remained in Cliff House and 32 Victoria Street until 1887-88.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 73, p. 26.

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