Lady Melville’s Strathspy

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 Theme code Index    1H3bH2H1H 5427bL
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Niel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    John Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Gow's collection of the newest and most favorite dances for the year 1823
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1823
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Lady Melville’s Strathspy M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey C:Niel Gow (?) N:Saunders attributed the tune to the famous Scottish fiddler-composer N:Niel Gow, but it was published in 1823, some fifteen years after N:his death, by his son John Gow, a publisher in London. B:Saunders – New and Complete Instructor for the Violin (Boston, 1847, No. 82, p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin A|~d>e fd (e^c) d2|(A/d/)(=B/c/) G>F ECC>E|~d>e fd (e^c) d2| Ac E>G FDD:||A|(F/G/A) (DA) FA d=B|c>G AF ECC>E| (F/G/A) (DA) FA d>=B|{B}c>GEA FDD>A|(F/G/A) (DA) FA d>=B| {B}c>G A>F ECC>E|(FA) (G_B) .A(d ^c)(g|f>)d e>^c dDD||

X:1 T:Lady Melville’s Strathspey M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 28) S:http://archive.org/details/MEEamesBook N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin B|~e>f ge (f^d) e2|(B/d/)(^c/d/) A>G FDD>F|~e>f ge f^d e2| Bd ~F>A GEE:|B|(G/A/B) (EB) GB e^c|d>A BG FDD>F| (G/A/B) (EB) GB e^c|d>A FB GE E>B|(G/A/B) (EB) GB e^c| d>A B>G FDD>F|(GB)(Ac) .B(e ^d)(a|g>)e f>^d eEE||