Mrs. Richard Walpole's Reel
X:1 T:Mrs. Richard Walpole’s Reel C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 15) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|c3G ECGE|AFGE D(dd)f|ecdB cGEC|FDGE C(cc)e| c2 (cG) ECGE|AFGE D(ddf)|egae fdgf|ecdB Gcc|| g|ecgc acgc|BGdG Bcdf|ecgc acgc|Bcdf eccg| ecgc acgc|BGdG Bcdf|ecdB cGEc|defd ecc||
MRS. RICHARD WALPOLE'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (whole time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Mrs. Richard Walpole's Reel" was composed by Edinburgh fiddler-composer and bandleader Robert Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808). Nathaniel Gow's "Honorable Mrs. Oliphant Murray's Reel (The)" is a similar reel, but probably not cognate.