Annotation:Way to Elgin (The)

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X:1 T:Way to Elgin, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan – Reels Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3d B<G d>G|B<G d>G B2 G<B|A3 e c<A e>A|c>AeA c>A A<g| G3d B<G d>G|B<G d>G B2 G<B|A>Bc>d e>fg>a|b/a/g/f/ g>d B2A|| g|e>gd>g B>gd>g|e>gd>g B2 G<B|e<a ^c>a e>ac>a|e>de>f g>de>g| e>gd>g B>gd>g|e>gd>g B2 G>B|A>Bc>d e>fg>a|b/a/g/f/ gd B2 A2||

WAY TO ELGIN, THE.AKA and see "Reel of Elegance (The)." Scottish, Strathspey. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. McGlashan's strathspey "Way to Elgin" was recast as a reel entitled "Reel of Elegance (The)" in the c. 1909 music manuscript collection of curate and fiddler biography:Rev. Luke Donnellan, Oriel region, south Ulster.

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Printed sources : - McGlashan (A Collection of Reels), c. 1786; p. 11.

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