Mrs. Marshall's Reel Edinburgh
X:1 T:Mrs. Marshall’s Reel Edinburgh C:R. MacDonald M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:James Taylor – A Collection of Strathspeys & Reels, together with a Set of Scots Quadrilles (Elgin, c. 1835, p. 10) N:”Most respectfully dedicated to Lady Dunbar of Northfield.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A,|D2 FD dAFA|GFED CECA,|D2 FD dAFA|GECE C2D:| A|f2df a2 df|gfed (cA)A2|f2df a2 df|fedc ~d2 dA| f2 df a2 df|gfed (cA) A2|Bcdc BAGF|GE AF D2D||
MRS. MARSHALL'S REEL, EDINBURGH. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Mrs. Marshall's Reel, Edinburgh" was first published in Elgin fiddler, composer and music teacher James Taylor's first collection, c. 1835. It is one of a few tunes in the collection attributed to 'R. MacDonald', who also composed the companion melody "Mr. Marshall's Strathspey Edinburgh."