T: Sir David Davidson Of Cantray
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By John Lowe
Also known as Sir David Davison Of Cantray.
There are 18 recordings of this tune.
Sir David Davidson Of Cantray has been added to 3 tunebooks.
Composed by John Lowe
Who is John Lowe? This is a cracking tune. Did he write any more?
"John Lowe, born in Kincardineshire, about 1765. Dancing master at Marykirk. Violin and composer of considerable local repute. His reel "Rachel Rae", in Mr. Troup’s opinion, is his best"
Source : "Musical Scotland, Past and Present" - David Baptie. [ Published 1894 ].
Mmm… Both "Rachael Rae" and "David Davidson of Cantray" get played now and then at The Canon (Jed), Ampocarbuile.
John Lowe was born in 1797 and died in 1866.