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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...f Scottish music around 1766, although as Kidson points out there is no corroborating evidence to sustain the claim. ...Repository of Music''' (mid-19th cent., p. 70) under the title "Firionnach 'us bonaid air/My Lad has a bonnet." ...are presumably the older versions of the melody, the main difference being the last measure of each strain. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...is found in an anyonymous musician's collection in the possession of Stephen Campbell, and is perhaps from the north of England. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...uscript collection [http://www.asaplive.com/archive/detail.asp?id=R0301504] (Northumberland, 1770) [Seattle]. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...Strathspey or Old Highland Reels'''), 1782; No. 13, p. 5. Seattle ('''Great Northern/William Vickers'''), 1987, Part 1; No. 73. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...the key of E Major, but that "some musicians-particularly fiddlers-like to have the occasional one as a challenge." <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': a c. 1880's collection by fiddler and uilleann piper [[biography:Stephen Grier]] (Farnaght, County Leitrim) [Breathnach]. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Printed sources'': Breathnach ('''CRÉ IV'''), 1996; No. 127, p. 63. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • <div class="noprint"> =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== {{#lst:{{PAGENAME}}|abc}} <div style="page-break-before:always"></div> <p><font face="Century Gothic" size="2"> <div style="text-align: justify; direction: ltr; margin-bottom: 90px; margin-left: 70px; margin-right: 120px;"> ...“the Misses Whyte” may possibly be a Miss White and a Miss Brocky, of Morayshire, east Highlands. [[File:poyntzfield.jpg|500px|thumb|right|Poyntzfield House]]
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...nings (fiddle). AB (Howe, Wilson): AABB (most versions): AA'BB (Perlman): AA'BB' (Hart & Sandell, Miskoe & Paul). ...'s Hornpipe (2)]]." The hornpipe appears in a number of 19th century English musicians' copybooks as "[[Egg Hornpipe]]." ...e. There are stylistic similarities, to be sure, although "Roger" is a distinct melody from "Fisher's." ...lly French at Sudbury, Suffolk, in which the same bars reflect the 'original' of 'Fisher's' more closely." ...d "[[Soldier's Joy]]") were favorite tunes for the last figure of square dances in western New York state into the early 20th century. ...estination for a number of Arranmore families), and the Donegal fiddle tradition can be heard in his playing.
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...3) as "[[Nimble Fingers (1)]]", which is a near copy (in a different key) of "[[Lady Caroline Bligh's Reel]]." <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...pt of piper and fiddler Stephen Grier (Farnought, County Leitrim) [Breathnach/CRÉ V]; a music manuscript written the great itinerant fiddler and teacher Pádraig O’Keeffe (County Kerry) [Breathnach/ <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...eland: 1001 Gems'''), 1907; No. 534, p. 100. Taylor ('''Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed’s Irish Choice'''), 1994; p. 30. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...vertheless, it has had remarkable longevity, and is popular in traditional circles to this day as a song, country dance, march and polka. ...a captain John Campbell 6 years later. The article (date unknown) was published the day before Mary's 90th birthday. Chorus:<br> ''Step it gaily, off we go''<br> ''All for Mairi's wedding.''<br> ''Over hillways up and down''<br>
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...vative of Scottish fiddler-composer Robert Mackintosh's "[[Lady Dalrymple]] (North Berwick's) Strathspey." <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...'Brien, 1970 (Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach]; sessions at the Regent Hotel, Leeds, England [Bulmer & Sharpley]. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...eathnach ('''CRÉ II'''), 1976; No. 239, p. 124 (appears as untitled reel). Bulmer & Sharpley ('''Music from Ireland'''), 1974, vol. 1, No. 36. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...E, THE.''' Scottish, Slow Air or Jig. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The air was composed by Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831). ...Rev. Dr. William Muir (of St. George's, Glasgow, and afterwards of St. Stephen's, Edinburgh), and a son who died at Craigmaddie in 1812 at the age of 17. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...ces'': Carlin ('''The Gow Collection'''), 1986; No. 346. Gow ('''Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels'''), 1809; p. 29.
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  • '''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]''' <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...age difference). Phillis Macmurdo was the sister to “Bonny Jean,” another of the poet’s works. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...on'''), 1986; No. 307. Gow ('''Fifth Collection of Strathspey Reels'''), 1809; p. 27. Stewart-Robertson ('''The Athole Collection'''), 1884; p. 237. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • '''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]''' <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...This would seem to predate the Stephen Foster copyright, but the relation, if any, between the two is unclear. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...is Book'''), 1988; p. 21. Westrop ('''120 Country Dances, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Spanish Waltz etc. for the Violin'''), c. 1923; No. 46. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...ences this musician in his book '''Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston''': ...enly aware of the reputation the violin had as a vernacular instrument in New England. According to several'' ...he was furious when his violin was referred to as a fiddle or when he was requested to play dance music. Once'' ...lady if he was to play for a dance following a concert, he deliberately cut his violin strings and said 'Veree'' ''story, veree story, madam, you see I can no play.' '' ...e Breton and other parts of Nova Scotia. In Scotland it is traditionally preceded by the slow strathspey "[[Dean Brig o' Edinburgh (The)]]."
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...mson (1976) remarks that Dunsinane Castle (of MacBeth fame) overlooks the Carse of Gowrie (a carse is a fertile plain near a river). ...ueen Victoria for a recital by noted singer of Scots songs John Wilson, when she visited Taymouth Castle in 1842. ...s. The melody was also entered in the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, Cumbria. ...he tune with variation sets by Robert Whinham (1814-1893), a musician, teacher, composer, dancing master and fiddler originally from Morpeth, Northumberland. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...icello, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman]; an un-attributed 19th century manuscript in the collection of Tommy Breckon [Dixon].
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...he tune under the title "[[Pretty Little Boy (The)]]" in the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of Stephen Grier, of Gortletteragh, Co. Leitrim. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...usic, vol. 2'''), 1912; No. 290, p. 37. '''Ryan's Mammoth Collection''', 1883; p. 34. Stewart-Robertson ('''The Athole Collection'''), 1884; p. 112. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...he French Revolution (c. 1789), and he died in 1794. See also Watlen's "[[Miss Maxwell of Morreston's Reel]]." <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Printed sources'': Shepherd ('''A Collection of Strathspey Reels'''), 1793; p. 7. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...olly or in part in strathspey tempo (Flett, 1964). See also the important minor-key variant "[[Dowd's Favorite (1)]]." <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''Source for notated version'': piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell]. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...: Mitchell ('''Dance Music of Willie Clancy'''), 1993; No. 48, p. 57. O'Neill ('''O'Neill's Irish Music'''), 1915; No. 237, p. 125. <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • |f_picture=angus_fitchet.jpg |f_given_name=Angus |f_profile=Musician |f_source_of_information=http://www.footstompin.com/public/article/celtic_music_heroes/angus_fitchet === Biographical notes === <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...ts. Check out The Music of Angus Fitchet vol 1 and Volume 2 in our book store and The Legendary Angus Fitchet CD <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...out, any reel or polka will do. Alternate 32-bar tunes are sandwiched in between "The Dashing White Sergeant" played at the beginning and end. [[File:bishop.jpg|300px|thumb|right|Sir Henry Rowley Bishop]] ...wards he was appointed Heather Professor of Music at Oxford University, a post he held for five years. ...d not end at Saratoga), became a fixture of English society and a playwright himself. The lyric goes, in part: <blockquote><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ''If I had a beau for a soldier who'd go,''<br>
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  • =='''Back to [[{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]'''== <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4"> ...), and "Up along the Buachalawns" (from the Eamonn Ceannt Ceili Band, a similar title, but distinct setting). ...nleavey's Reel" and "Raymond Roland's Fancy." He finds three versions in the 1883 Stephen Grier manuscript from County Leitrim. ...Boston publisher Elias Howe printed a variant as "[[Dublin Reel (The)]]" in his '''Musician's Omnibus''' (1863, p. 34). ...ther English cognates found are "England's Glory," "Mayday," "Duke of Sussex's Reel" and "Mr. Small's Favourite Reel." The first strain of "I Wish I Never Saw You" is similar to “[[Coleman’s Cross]].” <p><font face="garamond, serif" size="4">
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