Duchesse's Slippers (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L353 5L36L2
 Also known as    Cross of Bowmore, Duchess' Slippers (The), Duchess's Slippers, Duchess of Atholl's Slipper (The), Dutchess' Slipper, Kitty Grogan (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double), Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East), ENGLAND(North West), CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 151, p. 57
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1796
 Artist    Biography:Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Beltona BL2128 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1936
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Dutchess' Slipper M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 151, p. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G DGBG d<GB<G|DGBG E<A TA2|DGBG dGB<g|{e}d>cBA G<G G2:|| d<g Tg2 dgbg|agbg ea Ta2|d<g Tg2 dgbg|agbg ea Ta2| d<g g2 dgbg|agbg ea Ta2|g<be<g d<gB<g|{e}d>cBA G<G G2||

X:1 T:Duchess Slipper M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F CF3A2F2 c3FA3F|C-F3A2F2 DG3 ~G4|C-F3A3F c3FAf3|{d}c3BA3G F2F2 F4:| cf3 Tf4 cf3a3f|{a}g3fa3f dg3Tg4|cf3 Tf4 cf3a3f|{a}g3fa3f cf3 Tf4| cf3 Tf4 cf3a3f|{a}g3fa3f dg3 Tg4|fa3df3 cf3A3f|{d}c3BA3G F2F2 F4||

X:1 T:Duchess' Slipper, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|:OD<G(B>G) (d>G)B>G|D<GB>G D<A A2|D<G(B>G) (d>G)B<g|{e}d>cB>A G<G G2:| d<g ~g2 (d>g)b>g|a>gb>g e<a a2|d<g~g2 (d>g)b>g|a>gb>g d<g ~g2| (d<g) g2 (d>g)b>g|a>gb>g e<a ~a2|(g>b)(e>g) (d>g)(B>g)|d>cB>A G<G G2O||

X:1 T:Untitled T:Duchess' Slipper, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 257, p. 54) B:http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=52&z=-390.6115%2C2538.266%2C3147.4775%2C1275.463 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GF|DGBG dGBG|DGBG EAAB|DGBG cGBg|dcBA G2:| GB|dg gf/g/ dgbg|agbg ea a2|dg gf/g/ dgbg|agab gg/g/ g2| dg gf/g/ dgbg|agbg ea a2|abeg dgBg|dcBA G2||

X:2 T:Duchess' Slipper, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) K:G B|D<G B>G d>GB>G|D<G B>G E<A A2|D<G B>G d>G B<g|d>cB>A G<G G2:| d<g ~g2 d>gb>g|a>gb>g e<a ~a2|d<g ~g2 d>gb>g|a>gb>g d<g ~g2| d<g ~g2 d>gb>g|a>gb>g e<a ~a2|g>be>g d>gB>g|d>cB>A G<G G2||