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 Theme code Index    1153 1142
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 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. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Mr. James Campbell Balmartin M:C| L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 5) 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 reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GGG2 G2Bc d3GB3G|GGG2 G2 A_B c3=FA3F|GGG2 G2Bc d3GB3G|c3eB3g c3=FA3F:| |:G3gB3g d3GB3G|G3gB3g c3=FA3F|G3gf3g e2g2d2B2|c3eB3g c3=FA3F:|