Countess of Dalhousie

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 Theme code Index    551H2H 6542
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    James Stewart-Robinson
 Book/Manuscript title    Athole Collection (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 226
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1884
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COUNTESS OF DALHOUSIE. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831), who dedicated his Fifth Collection (1809) to Christina (Christian) Broun (1786-1839), Countess of Dalhousie, in the name of Niel Gow & Sons, although Niel had passed on a few years prior. She married General George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie and Elizabeth Glen, on 14 May 1805. She was a hostess and botanical collector.

Printed source: MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 149. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 226.


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T:Countess of Dalhousie
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L:1/8
R:Strathspey
B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection  (1884)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:F
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