Cross of Bowmore

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 Theme code Index    5L353 5L36L2
 Also known as    Duchess of Atholl's Slipper (The), Duchesse's Slippers (The)
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 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    SCOTLAND(Western Isles)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 19
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Cross of Bowmore, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 19) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 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:G E|(DG)BG dGBG |(DG)BG EAAB|(DG)BG dGce|dcBA {A}G2F:| g|(dg)bg agbg|dgbg ageg|(dg)bg afge|dcBA {A}G2 Gg| (dg)bg agbg|dgbg agef|gbeg deBg|dcBA {A}G2G||