Annotation:Sir John Lockhart Ross

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X:1 T:Sir John Lockhart Ross M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin D|GABc Bc/d/ cB|AfcB AFcA|GABc B/c/d cB|AFcA G/G/G G:| A|Ggga g/a/b ag|f=efg afcf|dcdg bagf|cAfA G/G/G GA| Ggga g/a/b ag|f=efg afcf|ba/g/ ag/^f/ gf/=e/ fd|cAfA G/G/G G||

SIR JOHN LOCKHART ROSS. AKA and see "Mrs. Crawfurd of Donside," "Sir James Campbell's Strathspey and Gigg." Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Sir John Lockhart-Ross (1721-1790), 6th Baronet, known as John Lockhart from 1721 to 1760, was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, Seven Years' War, and the American War of Independence, and served for a time as a Member of Parliament. See also "Captain Lockhart of the Tartar," probably the same individual.

Fr. John Quinn finds a cognate melody Joshua Campbell's "Sir James Campbell's Strathspey and Gigg," and Conor Ward adds "Mrs. Crawfurd of Donside" to the tune family.

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Source for notated version : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 449. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 14 (appears as “Sir John Lockhart Ross's Reel”). Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 197.

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