Sir Alexander G.P. Cumming Bart. of Altyre's

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SIR ALEXANDER G.P. CUMMING BART. of ALTYRE'S. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Alexander Walker (b. 1819) in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Penrose Gordon-Cumming (1816-1866), 3rd Baronet of Altyre, Moray, whose wife was Anne Pitcairn née Campbell (died 1888). His brother was the big-game hunter Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming, and the travel writer Constance Gordon-Cumming was his sister. Sir Alexander gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 4th Light Dragoons and 71st Lught Infantry, and gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Elgin Volunteers.

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Printed sources : - Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c), 1866; No. 181, p. 62.

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