Bridge of Killarow (The)

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 Theme code Index    1153 26L15L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    SCOTLAND(Western Isles)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 29
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bridge of Killarow, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Killarow is a parish of Islay, Argyllshire B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 29) B: N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A B|A2 Af eAcA|BF F/F/F AEEF|A2 Af eAcA|BABc A/A/A A:| g|aece (ae)cA|BF F/F/F (AE)Eg|aece (ae)cA|(BA)Bc A/A/A (Ag)| aece (ae)cA|BF F/F/F (AE)EF|ABcd eaec|BABc A/A/A A||