Right Honourable Lady Saltoun's Reel

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 Theme code Index    5L3b11 215L1
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    William Christie
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    SCOTLAND(North East)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    William Christie
 Book/Manuscript title    Collection of Strathspeys Reels Hornpipes Waltzes &c.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Right Honorable Lady Saltoun’s Reel, The C:William Christie (1778-1849) N:Christie was a dancing master, fiddler N:and composer from Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire. N:Lady Saltoun was Catharine Thurlow, the spouse of Alexander Fraser, 17th Lord N:Saltoun, (1785-1853), a career soldier who say honorable service in the Napoleonic N:Wars and the First Opium War. She was the daughter of Lord Chancellor N:Edward Thurlow, a Tory politician and lawyer who served under four Prime N:Ministers. She married Saltoun in 1815 and died in 1826 without issue. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christie - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, B:Waltzes &c. (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E|.E.e.c.e {^G}A2 Ac|BG {AG^F}G2 DG {AGF}G2|.E.e.c.e (ABc).A|(Bg) B^g. {G}A2 A:| B|.A.a^g.a {^d}e2 (.e.^f)|gd {edc}d2 (Bd).g.d|.e.a^.g.a {^d}e2 (.e.^f)|(gd).c.B {B}A2 AB| .A.a^.g.a {^d}e2 (.e^.f)|.gd {edc}d2 (Bd).g.d|ea^ga e=gdg|(Bg) B^G {G}A2 A||