Little Men of the Mearns (The)

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 Theme code Index    5536 5577
 Also known as    Mr. Garden of Troup's Favorite
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Strathspey Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1780-81
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Little Men of the Mearns, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:McGlashan - Strathspey Reels (1780) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmix (d2 d)>f B/B/B e2|(d2 d)>a f/f/f f2|g>fe>d B>de>g|1 a>gf>e d2 AB:| |2 a>gf>e d3f||:d>DA>F E/E/E e>f|d>DA>f d>DA>f|d>DAF E/E/E e>f| d>DA>B d>ef>d|B>dA>F E/E/E eg|1 a>gf>e d3:|2 a>gf>e d2 A>B||

X:1 T:Little Men of the Mearns, or T:Mr. Garden of Troup’s Favorite M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, also some Famous old Reels” (1804, p. 42) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f|dddF EEEe|d(dd)B dddf|dddF EEEe|dBAF DDDf| dddF EEEe|dddB defd|efdf eEEF|DDA>TF D2 D|| B|ADFD BEEd|ADFD ADFD|GBFA BEEe|(d/c/B/A/ d)F D/D/D DB| ADFD BEEd|ADFD ADFD|GBFA BEEe|(d/c/B/A/ d)F D/D/D D|| B|defd e/B/B e2|ddfd edfd|edfd e/B/B e2|defe d2 (AB)| ddfd e/B/B e2|ddda fafd|efde Bded|Aaef d3|| B/c/|dDAF BE(Ec)|dDAF DA,FD|GBFA B(EEF)|ADFD D2 D-B| dDAF BE(Ec)|dDAF DA,FD|GBFA B(EEF)|Aaef d3||