Annotation:Prince's Welcome into Inverness (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Prince's Welcome into Inverness [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan – Strathspey Reels (c. 1780-81) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmix E|G>ABG A/A/A A2|G>ABG E/E/E E2|G>ABG A/A/A A2| G>AGE D/D/D D:||:B|d>edB A>GAB|d>edB A>G E2| d>edB AGAB|G>AGE D/D/D D:||:e|g>abg a/a/a a2| g>abg e/e/e e2|g>abg a/a/a a2|g>age d/d/d d:| |:e|d>gB>g A>BAB|de/f/gB A>G E2|d>eB>g A>GAB|G>AGE D/D/D D:|]

PRINCE'S WELCOME INTO INVERNESS [1]. AKA and see "Delrachnie's Rant," "High Way to Inverness." Scottish, Strathspey and Air (whole time). G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of this tune in print in Alexander McGalshan's 1780 collection (p. 19). The melody also appears in the Philadelphia music publisher Benjamin Carr's Caledonian Muse (1798) and John Aitken's Scots Musical Museum (Philadelphia, 1797).

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Printed sources : - McGlashan (Collection of Strathspey Reels), c. 1780/81; p. 19.

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