Mrs. Wright of Laton

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X:1 T:Mrs. Wright M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1844-45, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin e|BE3~B3A BE3Be3|dD3 BAGF dD3 BAGF|BE3~B3A BE3B3e|dB3d3F EEE2 E2:| B2|e3Be3g B3eg3e|d3fB3d FD3A3F|eB3e3g B3eg3e|dB3d3F EEE2 E2B2| eB3e3g B3eg3e|d3fB3d FD3A3F|G3BE3B eB3g3e|dBd3F EEE2 E2||

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

Additional notes

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's; No. 75, p. 10. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 6), 1844-45; p. 17. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 83 (appears as "Mrs. Wright"). Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection'), 1884; p. 253.

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

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