Sir John Whitefoord's Strathspey

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 Theme code Index    116L1 526L6L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Nathaniel Gow
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    3 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AAB, AABCCD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Niel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1784
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Sir John Whitefoord’s M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Very Slow" S:Gow – First Collection of Niel Gow’s Reels (1784) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Eb B,|TE>FEB, C>DEe|B<G F>E TC2 C>D|TE>FEB, C>DEe|B>GTF>G E2 E:|| a|g>ef>d e>cB>G|T F>AGE (C2 C>)a|g>edf e>cTB>G|TF>EFG E2 E>g| egeB ceTB>G|F>AG(B, TC2) C>D|TE>FEB, CDE>e|B<G TF>G E2 E||

X:1 T:Sir John Whitefoord’s/Whiteford’s M:C L:1/8 Q:"Slow" R:Strathspey B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 561, p. 214) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G>AGD EFG<g|d<BA>G TE2 E>F|G>AGD E>FGg|d>BA>B G2G:|| c’|b>ga>f g>ed<B|A>cBG E2 E>c’|b>gfa g<eTd>B|TA>GAB G2 G>b| g>b>gd egTd>B|A>cBD E2 E>F|G>AGD EFG>g|d<BTA>B G2G:|]

X:1 T:Sir John Whitefoorde’s Strathspey M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slow" B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, p. 43) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Eb B,|E>FEB, (CD)(Ee)|(B<G)T(F>E) {B,}C2 (C>D)|E>FEB, (C<E)(e>c)| (B<G)(F>G) E2-E:|a|(g>e)(f>d) (e>c)(B>G)|F>AG>E {B,}C2 C>a| (g>e)(d>f) (e>c)(B>G)|T(F>E)(F>G) E2 (E>g)|(e>g)(e>B) (c<e)(B>G)| (F/A/G/F/) (G>B,) {B,}(C2 C>)D|E>FEB, (C<E)(e>c)|(B<G)(F>G) E2 E|| |:B,|(E/G/F/G/) (E/B,/C/E/) (G,/B,/E/G/) (E/G/B/e/)|T(c/B/e/B/) (A/G/F/E/) {B,}C2 C>D|ET(G/F/) (E/G/E/B,/) (C/D/E/F/) (E/G/B/e/)| T(c/B/e/c/) (B/G/F/G/) E2 E:|a|g(b/g/) (e/b/)f/d/ (e/g/)e/B/ c/e/B/G/|(F/A/G/B/) (A/G/F/E/) {B,}(C2 C>)a| (g/b/a/g/) (f/b/f/d/) (e/g/) (B/c/4d/4) (e/B/G/E/)|T(F>E) (F/A/G/F/) E2 (E>g)|(e/g/)b/g/ (e/g/B/e/) (c/e/g/e/) (B/e/G/B/)| (G/E/)(e/B/) (A/G/F/E/) {B,}C2 (C>D)| (E/A/G/F/) (E>B,) (C/E/D/F/) (E/e/d/e/)|(B<G)(F>G) (E2E)|| P:Gigg M:12/8 L:1/8 B,|E>FG/F/ EB,E G,B,E GBe|Tc>de (c/B/)A/G/F/E/ GEC C2D| (E/F/)G/F/E/C/ TB,>G,B, (C/D/)E/F/G/B/ {d}e>dc|B>cA G>AF GEE E2:| |:a|g>bg fbd edc BAG|(F/E/)F/G/A/B/ (c/B/)A/G/F/E/ GEC C2 (g/a/| b)ge fdf egf eBG|Tc>BA/G/ FGA GEE E2a| (g/b/)a/g/f/e/ (g/f/)e/d/c/B/ (c/d/)e/f/g/e/ (B/e/)d/c/B/A/|(G/B/)c/B/e/B/ (c/B/)A/G/F/E/ GEC C2D| E>CB,/A,/ G,A,B, (C/D/)E/F/G/B/ e>dc|B>cA G>AF GEE E2||