Major Graham of Inchbrakie

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 Theme code Index    5L111H 5222
 Also known as    Major Graham
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Niel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Niel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1784
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Major Graham of Inchbrakie M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" C:Niel Gow S:Gow - First Collection of Strathspey Reels (1784) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B,|TA,>B,DD ~D2{D} d>B|AFED [C2E2] [CE]F|TA,>B,DD ~D2{D}d>B| AFTE>F D2D:|(A/4B/4c/2)|~d>edc TB>ABd|A>FTED [C2E2] [CE]B/c/| ~d>edc TB>ABd|AFTE>F D2 DB/c/|~d>edc TB>ABd| (AF)TED [C2E2] [CE>]F|TA,>B,DD ~D2{D}e>B|AFTE>F D2D||

X:2 T:Major Graham C:"N.G." M:C L:1/8 Q:"Very Slow" R:Air B:James Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 551, p. 210) N:"Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland" Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2|D>EGG G2 {G}g>e|dBAG [D2A2][DA]B|D>EGG G3{G}g>e| dBTAB G2G:|(d/e/4f/4)|g>agf Te>deg|d>BAG A2 ef| g>agf Tedeg|d<BA>B G2G e/f/|g>agf Te>deg| dBAG A2 AB|D>EGG G2 {G}g>e|dBA>B G2G|]

X:1 T:Major Graham M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, p. 46) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B,|A,>B,DD D2 {c}d>B|(A>F)(ED) [A,2E2]E>F|A,>B,DD D2 {D}d>B| (A>F)(EF) D2D:|(A/B/4c/4)|d>edc T(B>A)(Bd)|(A>F)T(E>D) [A,2E2] [A,E]B/c/| d>edc T(B>A)(Bd)|(A<F)(E>F) D2 DB/c/|(d/c/d/e/) (d>c) T(B/A/B/c/) (d>A)| (B/d/c/d/) (A/F/E/D/) [A,2E2] E>F|T(A,G,A,B,) DD (D/F/A/d/) (B/A/d/B/)|(A>F)(E>F) D2D||

X:3 T:Major Graham M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. III (c. 1808) "scotch" p. 2 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G/E/ | D>EGG G2 g>e | d<BAG A3B | D>EGG G2 g>e | dB G3 :|d | g>agf edeg | d<BAG A2 (d/e/f/) | g>agf ede(f/g/) | dB G3d | g>agf ede{f}g | dBAG A3B | D>EGG G2 g>e | dB) | G2 ||

X:4 T:Major Graham M:C| L:1/8 R:Strathspey B: Köhler’s Violin Repository, Book One (1881, p. 11) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G|(D>E)G>G G2 (g>e)|d<B(B>G) A3 (G/B/)|D>EG>G G2 (g>e)| d<B(A>B) G2:||d|g>ag>f e>deg|d<B(B>G) A3-d| g>ag>f e>de<g|d<B(A>B) G3d|g>ag>f e>de<g| d<B(B>G) A3 (G/B/)|(D<E)G>G G2 (g>e)|d<B(A>B) G3||