Banks of Spey (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    1113b 527bL7bL
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1786
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Banks of Spey [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan - Reels (c. 1786) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin E|A2 A>B A>Bc>e|d<c B>A G2 G2|A2 A>B A>B c>d|e>cde g2 g2| a>ge>c d<ega|e<gg>B G2 GB|A<E A>B c>de>g|e<d c>B A2A:| |:c|A<E A>c A<E A>c|B>cdB G2 GB|A<E A>c A<E c>d|e>cde g2g2| a>g e<c d<eg<a|e<g g>B G2 GB|A<E A>B c>d e<g|e<d c>B A2 A:||

X:1 T:Banks of Spey [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5 B:(Glasgow, 1797, No. 39, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E|A2 A>B A>B c>e|dcBA {A}G2G2|A2 A>B A>B c>d|e>cde g2g2| a>ged d<eg<a|e<gg>B G2 GB|A<EA>B c>de>g|e>dc>B {B}A2 A:| |:c|A<EA>c A<EA>c|BcdB G2 GB|A<EA>c A<Ec>d|e>cde Tg2g2| a>gec d<eg<a|e,gg>B G2 GB|AEAB c>deg|e<dcB A2A:||

X:1 T:Banks of the Spey, The T:Banks of Spey [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 823) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador A2 AB ABde|dcBA G2G2|A2 AB ABcd|ecde g2g2| agec dega|eggB G2 GB|AEAB cdeg|edcB A2A2:| |:AEAc AEAc|BcdB G2 GB|AEAc AEAc|ecde g2g2| agec dega|eggB G2 GB|AEAB cdeg| edcB A2:|

X:1 T:Banks of Spey [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 113) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin A2 A>B A>Bc>e|d<cB>A {A}G2G2|A2 A>B A>Bc>d|e>cde g2g2| a>ge>c d<eg<a|e<gg>B G2 GB|A<EA>B c>de>g|e>dc>B {B}A2A2:| |:c|(A<E)(A>c) A<EA>c|B>cdB G2 GB|A<EA>c A<Ec>d|e>cde g2g2| a>ge>c d<eg<a|eggB G2 GB|A<EA>B c>deg|e<dc>B {B}A2A2:|