Young Invercauld's Strathspey

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X:1 T:Young Invercauld's Strathspey C:Robert Petrie M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Petrie - Fourth Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jiggs and Country Dances (c. 1805) K:Gdor D|G>AB>c A<FF>A|G>AB>c (d<g) ~g2|f>dc>B A/B/c/B/ A>F|G>AB>c d>D G:| A|G<gg>a f>gf>c|(d<g)g>d T(g/f/g/a/) b>g|(d<g)g>a f>gf>c|d>g (b/a/).g/.^f/ g2 g>=f| (d<g)g>a f>gf>c|(d<g)g>d T(g/f/g/a/) b>g|f>ad>f c>fA>F|G>AB>c d>D G||



YOUNG INVERCAULD'S STRATHSPEY. AKA and see "New Brig of Glasgow (The)." Scottish, Strathspey (cut time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Young Invercauld's Strathspey" has been attributed to Robert Petrie (1767-1830), born in Kirkmichael, Perthshire. However, John Glen recorded that he found the tune first published in Glasgow musician, composer, guitar teacher and bellringer Joshua Campbell's (c. 1730-1801) Collection of the Newest and Best Reels and Minuets (1788) as "New Brig of Glasgow (The)."

Petrie also composed another 'Invercauld' strathspey, "Miss Farquharson of Invercauld's Strathspey (1)."


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Petrie (A Fourth Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jiggs and Country Dances), c. 1805.

Recorded sources : - Waverly Station - "First Stop" (2011).

See also listing at :
Hear the tune played by Waverly Station on youtube.com [1]



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