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X: 1 T:Peace. MBe.81 S:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 (p. 41) O:England;Cumbria;Towcett Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 R:.Strathspey N:NB1-Not sure whether these notes have trills over them, or whether they are just splodges. I have assumed N:splodges, as the last bar of the B part has the same notes with no trills. K:Am (3(ABA) c>A e>Ac>A|(3(GAG) B>G B>GBG|(3(ABA) c>A e>Ac>A|"^NB1"[ce][Bd][Ac][GB] A2 A2:| |:(3(cdc) e>c g>cec|g>cec (3(GAG) BG|(3(cdc) e>c g>cec|[ce][Bd][Ac][GB] A2 A2:|

PEACE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Lord "Balanden" (as given by the Gows. It is 'Lord Ballenden'). See also George Jenkin's "Lord Ballenden" and John Pringle's "Lament for Lord Ballenden (A)", composed in his honor. The first strain of the strathspey, set as a jig, appears in "Old Apples in Winter." The first strain, set as a jig, appears in "Old Apples in Winter."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Matthew Betham music manuscript collection (1815, Towcett, Cumbria) [Offord].

Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection of Scottish Dance Music), 1986; No. 203. Gow (First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 2nd edition, 1801. John Offord (Bonny Cumberland), 2018; p. 10.

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