Rolling Spey (The)

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X:1 % T:Rolling Spey, The M:Strathspey L:1/8 N:”A strathspey study.” Q:"With great force" C:J. Scott Skinner S:Skinner – The Scottish Violinist (1900) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G {D/4E/4F/4}[G,2G2] D>G B,>G G,>G | .G/.A/.B/.c/ .d/.e/.f/.g/ .d/.c/.B/.A/ [B,G>]^G | {^G}[A2A2] E>A C>A A,>^G | .A/.B/.c/.d/ .e/.f/^.g/.a/ .e/.d/.c/.B/ [EA]>B | {F}[B,2G2] D>G B,>G G,>F | .G/.A/.B/.c/ .d/.e/.f/.g/ .d/.c/.B/.A/ [B,G]>^G | Acea .G.B.d.g | .A.d.^c.e .d.=c/.a/.f/ | {d}[e2e2] B>e G>e E>e | (E/e/)(.e/.e/) (F/e/)(.e/.e/) (G/e/)(.e/.e/) (E/e/)(.e/.e/) | {^c}[D2d2] A>d F>d D>d | .D/.d/.d/.d/ .E/.d/.d/.d/ .F/.d/.d/.d/ .D/.d/.d/.d/ | {f}g2 d>g B>g G>g | (G,/G/).G/.G/ (A/G/).G/.G/ (B,/G/).G/.G/ (G,/G/).G/.G/ | (C>E) .A/.c/.e (B,>D) G/B/d | f/g/a/b/ c'/b/a/g/ .f/.e/.d/.^c/ .d/.=c/.B/.A/ ||

ROLLING SPEY, THE. Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), impressed by Scotland’s Spey river. Play it “with great force” he directs.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Skinner (The Scottish Violinist), 1900; p. 48.

Recorded sources: - Green Linnet SIF 1065, Gerald Trimbe with John Cunningham and Brian Torf - "Crosscurrents" (1986).

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