Annotation:Original Gallic Air (An)

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X:1 T:Original Gallic Air, An M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Slow Air C:David Stewart of Garth B:Gow - Fifth Collection of Strathpsye Reels (1809) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D ~D>E|F2F2 A>F|{F}TE2D2 D>E|F2~F2 [E2A2]|{G}F4 ~DE| F2F2F2|D2F2 [D2B2]|A2F2 TE>D|D4:| |:A>d|f2 ~e>d e2|{c}d2 TB>A Ad|f2 ed e2|d4 Ad| f2 ~e>d e2|{c}d2A2B2|A2F2TE2|F4 d2| F2F2 AF|{F}TE2D2d|F2F2A2|F4 d2| F2F2F2|(E2F2).B2|A2F2 TE>D|D4:||

ORIGINAL GALLIC AIR, AN. Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Nathaniel Gow (1809) noted the air was "communicated by" Colonel David Stewart of Garth (for more on whom see "Annotation:Lieutenant Colonel David Stewart's Strathspey" and see also "Colonel David Stewart of Garth's Reel/General Stewart of Garth"). It was published earlier by Robert Petrie (Third Collection of Strathspey Reels, 1802, p. 6) as "Neil Ferguson Esq.'s Favorite Air/Tha Crodhaigh Mac Allan."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; p. (as "Gaelic Air"). Gow (Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1809; p. 24.

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