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 Theme code Index    1555 1563
 Also known as    Maids of Isla (The), Maid of Islay, Maids of Islay
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, Scotland
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 20-21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1800
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 Title of recording    
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Maid of Isla: Annotations


X:1
T:Maid of Isla
T:Milk Maids of Balentrue, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 925)
N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined  the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, 
N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in 
N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. 
N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see
N: https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
D/D/D AF ABAF|D/D/D AF BA F2|D/D/D AF ABAF|BcdB AF E2:|
d>edB ABAF|dedB AB F2|d>edB ABAF|BcdB AF E2|
dedB ABAF|dedB edef|dfBd ABde|fedB AF E2||
X:1
T:Maid of Isla, The
M:C
L:1/8
Q:"Slow"
B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances 
B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 18)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
B|.G.G d>B d>edB|.G.G d>B (e>d) B2|.G.G d>B d>edB|e>f (a/g/)(f/e/) dBA:||
d|(g>a)(ge) (d>e)(dB)|(g>a)(ge) (de)(Bd)|g>age d>e (e/d/)(c/B/)|e>fg>e .d.B A2|
g>a (a/g/).f/.e/ d>e (e/d/).c/.B/|g>a (g/f/).f/.e/ .d.b.B.d|g>be>g d>eg>a|(b/a/).g/.f/ (a/g/).f/.e/ (e/d/).c/.B/ A||
X:2
T:Maid Of Isla. WI.085
M:C|
L:1/8
Q:1/2=60
C:"Strathspey"
Q:"Slow Time"
S:Wm Irwin, Folio MS, c1850. AGG's Transcription
R:.Strathspey
O:England
A:Lake District
Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005
K:F
F>F c>A c>dc>A|F>F c>A d>c A2|F>F c>A c>dc>A|d>ef>d c>A A2:|!
|:f>gf>d c>dc>A|f>gf>d c>dG>c|f>gf>d c>dc>A|"etc..."d>ef>d d>cB>A:|
X:3
T:Maid of Islay
M:C
L:1/8
R:Strathspey
B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection  (1884)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:F
F<F c>A c<d c<A|F<F ~c>A d>c A2|F<F c>A c>d c<A|d>e~f>d c<A G2:|
c|~f>g f<d c>dc>A|~f>g f<d c>dA>c|~f>g f<d ~c>dc>A|d>ef>d c<A G>c|
~f>gf>d ~c>d c<A|~f>gf>d c<a A>c|f<a d>f c>df>g|a/g/f/e/ ~f>dc>d A>f||
X:4
T:Maids of Isla, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Strathspey
B:Köhler’s Violin Repository vol. 2 (1881-1885, p. 126)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:A
c|A<A (e>c) (e>f) e>c|A<A (e>c) f>e c2|A<A (e>c) (e>f) e>c|
f>g (a>f) e<c [GB]:||e|a>b(af) e>f(ec)|a>b (a>f) (e<f) [A2c2]|
(a>b)(af) e>f(ec)|f>g(af) e<c B>e|a>b(af) e>f(ec)|
a>b(af) (e<f) [A2c2]|(a>b) (f>a) (e>f) (c>e)|f>g(af) e<c [GB]!D.C.!||
X:5
T:The Maid of Isla
R:strahspey
D:Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music, The Beaton Family of Mabou
O:19th century Scotland
N:setting comes from Donald Angus Beaton
B:Lowes (1840s)
Z:Paul Stewart Cranford (P.S.C.), <http://www.cranfordpub.com>
L:1/8
M:C
Q:300
K:A
A<Ae<c e>fe<c|A/A/A e>c f>e c2|A<Ae<c e>fe<c|[1f<ga>f e>cB<a:|[2f>ga<f e>c B2||
||A<ba<f e>fe>c|a<ba>f e<f c2|a<ba<f e>fe>c|f>ga<f e>c B2|
A<ba<f e>fe>c|a<ba>f e<f c2|a<bf<a e<fc>e|f<ga>f e>cB<a|]

Maid of Isla: Annotations