Sir Alexander Don (4)

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X:1 T:Sir Alexander Don [4] M:C L:1/8 R:Jig C:Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) N:The first tune of a jig and reel medley Q:”Briskly. May be played Slowly when not Danced.” B:Gow – Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1822) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AGF {G}FED|DED {G}FED|DED FED|FGA Bcd| AFA {c}d3|cBA {c}d3|TB>cd AGF|E>FE GAB| AGF {G}FED|DED {G}FED|DED {G}FED|FGA Bcd| AFA {c}d3|cBA {c}d3|TB>cd AGF|E>FE GAB|| A>BA A2g|Tfef d2B|A>GA A2 d/e/|fdB Bcd| A>BA A2 g|Tfef d2 d/e/|fdB AGF|BGE EGB| A>BA A2g|Tfef d2B|A>BA A2d/e/|fdB Beg| fdf ece|dcB A2 B/c/|dcB AGF|BGE GAB||



SIR ALEXANDER DON [4]. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831) as the first tune in a medley, followed by the reel “Sir Alexander Don (5).” See note for "Sir Alexander Don (1)" for more information.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Gow (Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1822; p. 22.

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