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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H5 11H2H6
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    John Gow
 Region    Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Archibald Duff
 Book/Manuscript title    Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1794
 Artist    Carl MacKenzie
 Title of recording    Welcome to Your Feet Again
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    1977
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Birnam Wood M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Archibald Duff – Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. (1794, p. 16) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D defe d3A B/d3/B2 AGFE|DFAB defd Te3dB2d2|defe d3ABd3 {B}A3g| {g}f2ed Bgfe|f2d2 d4:|A,(DFD) G(DFD) B(DFD) A(DFD)| (dcd)A {A}G/F/3 {F}E/3D/ {C}B,2E2 E2D,B,|A,DFD GDFD BDFD ADFD|.d.f.B.d .F.A.G.B, A,2E2 D2CB,| A,DFD GDFD BDFD ADFD|dcdA {A}G/F/3 {F}E/3D/ {C}B,2E2 E2FE| DAFd Afda fd'af gecA|BGdB cAge f2d2 d4||

X:1 T:Birnam Wood M:C L:1/8 R:Slow Strathspey S:Gow - 3rd Repository (1806) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|(d/e/f/)e/ d>A {Bc}d>B A/G/F/E/|(D/F/)(A/B/) (d/e/f/)d/ {f}e>d Be|(d/e/f/)e/ d>A {B}d2 A>g| (g/f/)(e/d/) B/g/f/e/|fdd:|z|(A,/D/)(F/D/) (G/D/)(F/D/) (B/D/)(F/D/) (A/D/)(F/A/)|{e}d/>c/d/A/ (G/F/)(E/D/) B,EE D/B,/| (A,/D/)(F/D/) (G/D/)(F/D/) (B/D/)(F/D/) (A/D/)(F/A/)|d/f/B/d/ (F/A/)G/B,/ A,DD {E}E/C/4B,/4|(A,/D/)(F/D/) (G/D/)(F/D/) (B/D/)(F/D/) A/D/F/A/| {e} d/>c/d/A/ {A}G/>F/{F}E/>D/ BEE F/E/|D/A/F/d/ A/f/d/a/ f/d'/a/f/ g/e/c/A/|B/G/d/B/ c/A/g/e/ fdd||

X:1 T:Birnom Wood M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:John Gow – A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, B:Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1804, p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (defe) d3A Bd3 {B}AGFE|D(FAB) (defd) Te3dB2e2|(defe) d3A Bd3 A3g|{g}f2ed (Bgfe) f2d2d2:| A,(DFD) G(DFD) B(DFD) A(DFD)|(dcdA) {A}G>F{F}TE>D {C}B,2E2 E2DB,|A,(DFD) GDFD BDFD ADFD|.d.f .B.d .G.B, A,2D2D2 (D2CB,)| A,(DFD) G(DFD) B(DFD) A(DFD)|(dcdA) {A}G>F{F}TE>D {C}B,2E2 E2FE|DAFd Afda fd’af gecA|BGdB cAge f2d2e2||