Mrs. Wright of Laton

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MRS. WRIGHT (OF LATON/LAWTON). Scottish, Strathspey ("slowish"). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Glen, Gow): AABB' (Athole, Kerr, Skye). A hexatonic mode tune composed by Niel Gow (1727-1807).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 194. Collinson (The Traditional and National Music of Scotland), 1966; p. 218. Glen (The Glen Collection of Scottish Dance Music), vol. 2, 1895; p. 44. Gow (The First Collection of Neil Gow’s Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 12. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880; No. 75, p. 10. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 83 (appears as "Mrs. Wright"). Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection'), 1884; p. 253.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]




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