King George strathspey

Also known as King George (V), King George V, Old King George V, The Old King George, The Old Kings.

There are 15 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

King George has been added to 7 tune sets.

King George has been added to 80 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: King George
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
F|E<A,E>D E<A,A,>B,|C>ED>C B,<G,G,>F|
E<A,E>D EA,A,>C|B,>G, (3B,CD E<A,A,>F|
E<A,E>D E<A,A,>B,|C>ED>C B,<A,A,<B,|
A,>B,C>D E>DE<G|B,>G, (3B,CD E<A,A,>g||
f<de>B c>BA>a|g>ed<g B<GG>g|
f<de>B c>AB>G|A<aa>g a>ge>g|
f<de>B c>de>a|g>ed<g B<GG>A|
E>A A/A/A/ c>AB>G|A>g g/g/g/ a<AA2||

Four comments

I’m not sure if this tune is already here or not, but I learned it from Natalie MacMaster at a fiddle camp 2 years ago. It’s also on her ‘compilation’ album. She plays it in a knockout set of a march, 3 strathspeys, and 4 reels. Brilliant.

The two tunes have a very similar chord progression