Nathaniel Gow's Lament for (Hugh) Earl of Eglintoun
NATHANIEL GOW'S LAMENT FOR (HUGH) EARL OF EGLINTOUN. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Edinburgh bandleader, composer, musician, editor and publisher Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), upon the death of Hugh Montgomerie (1739-1819), the 12th Earl of Eglintoun. The Earl was a patron of the Gow family, who dedicated their Fourth Collection (1800) to him. See note for "Lord Montgomerie" and "Earl of Eglintoun (2)" for more on the Earl.
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Printed sources: Gow (Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1822; p. 21.