Annotation:Mrs. Moray of Abercairny (2)

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MRS. MORAY OF ABERCAIRNIE [2]. Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Skye): AAB (Athole, Gow). Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), with melodic contours similar to his father’s “Mrs. Moray of Abercairny (1),” although not quite an exact copy.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 305. Gow (First Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 5. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 54. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 118.

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