Mrs. Murray of Archentyre's Reel

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X:1 T:Mrs. Murray of Archentyre's Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Preston's Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1798 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F B|(A/B/c) fc dcfc|(A/B/c) fc dcdf|(A/B/c) fd cf/g/ ag|fdcA F3:| |:A/B/|cFAF cFBd|cF (d/c/B/A/) G3 A/B/|cFAF faga|fdcA F3:|]



MRS. MURRAY OF ARCHENTYRE'S REEL. AKA - "Mrs. Murray of Auchentryre's Reel." AKA and see "Miss Murray of Auchtertyre's Strathspey." Scottish, English; Reel (cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This is a reel setting of the tune usually played as a strathspey. It is attributed to (and claimed by) Perthshire fiddler-composer John Bowie (1757-1815). For more on this tune see "Miss Murray of Auchtertyre's Strathspey".


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Printed sources : - William Campbell (12th Book), London, c. 1797. Preston & Sons (Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1799), London, 1799.






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