Pass of Kilicrankie (The)

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PASS OF KILICRANKIE/KELECRANKIE, THE. AKA and see "Miss Lucy Campbell." Scottish, Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of the tune in print in Alexander McGlashan's 1780 collection (p. 18), however a version of the tune predating McGlashan is to be found in Edinburgh publisher Neil Stewart's 1761 collection under the title "Miss Lucy Campbell."

The Pass of Killicrankie.

The Pass of Killiecrankie [1] is a magnificent wooded gorge with the River Garry flowing along its base. The Battle of Killiecrankie [2], the major event in the first of the Jacobite uprisings, was fought nearby.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: McGlashan (Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1780/81; p. 18.

Recorded sources:




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