North Highland Reel (2) (A)

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 Theme code Index    1347L 1353
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 22
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:North Highland Reel [2], A M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Compare with “Honorable Captain Maitland’s”/”Captain Maitland’s” B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 22) 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 are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|G/G/G BG cAFA|G/G/G BG dGBG|AGBG cAFA|GcBA G2 G:| e|dBgB ABce|dBgB aBgB|dBgB ABce|dcBA G2 Ge| dBgB ABce|dBgB dega|gedB ABce|dcBA G2G||