Colonel Small's Strathspey

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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H1H 1H1H2H2H
 Also known as    Favourite Reel (1) (A)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs Strathspeys and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1804
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Colonel Small's Strathspey M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:John Gow – A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, B:Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1804, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F c2|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a f2c2f2a2|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a [c4g4] g3a|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a f2c2 a3g|fd3 Tc3A {G}F4F2:| AB|c3FA3F c3F f3d|c3FA3F G4 G2AB|c3FA3F c2F2 a3g|fd3 Tc3A {G}F4 F2AB| c3FA3F c3Ff2d2|c2F2A2F2 G2A2B2d2|cF3AF3 cF3 a3g|fd3 Tc3A {G}F4F2||

X:1 T:Colonel Small’s Strathspey M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Edmund Lee – “Mrs. Parker’s Selection of Scotch Tunes, Strathspeys and B:Reels” (Dublin, n.d.—early 19th century, p. 14) N:The volume appears to be a reprint of a portion of John Gow’s A N:Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1804) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F c2|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a f2c2f2a2|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a [c2g2]g3a|[Af][A3f3] [A3f3]a f2c2a3g|fd3c3A {G}F4F2:| AB|c3FA3F c3F f3d|c3FA3F G2G2A2B2|c3FA3F c3F a3g|fd3 Tc3A {G}F4 F2AB| c3FA3F c3F f3d|c2F2A2F2 G2A2B2d2|c3FA3F cF3 a3g|fd3Tc3A {G}F4 F2||

X:1 T:Favourite Reel, A M:C L:1/8 N:A distanced but cognate version of "Colonel Small's Strathspey." B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 49) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g3a gdgb|g2 gb a3z|g2ga gdba|gedB G3z:| |:dG (3BAG dgfe|dGBG ABcA|dG (3BAG dgba|g>edB G3z:|]