Islay Bachelor's Strathspey

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 Theme code Index    15L2L2 15L1L5L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Western Isles)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Islay Bachelor’s C:D. Campbell Esqr. Balinaby M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 36) 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:Bb c|B>GF>D C/C/C c2|B<GF<D (B,/C/D/E/) F<D|ECDB, C/C/C c2|(B/A/G/F/) G>A B2B:| |:g|d>Bf<d c/c/c g2|(B/c/d/e/) fb gefd|ecdB G/G/G c2|(B/A/G/F/) G<A B2B:|