The Marquis Of Huntley strathspey

Also known as Marquis Of Huntley’s, The Marquis Of Huntley’s Farewell, The Marquis Of Huntley’s, Marquis Of Huntly, Marquis Of Huntly’s, The Marquis Of Huntly’s Farewell, The Marquis Of Huntly.

There are 31 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

The Marquis Of Huntley appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Marquis Of Huntley has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Marquis Of Huntley has been added to 67 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Marquis Of Huntley
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
F|D<G G>F D<G G>A|F>GA>B c/B/A/G/ F<A|D<G G>F D<G G>g|f>c e/d/B/A/ G2G:|
d|g>ab>g d>gb>g|a/g/f/d/ ~c>d f>c a<f|g>ab>g d>gb>g|b/a/g/f/ d>^f g/g/g ~g2|
g>ab>g a>^fg>d|f>c d<f A>Fc>A|D<G G>F D>GG<g|f>c d/c/B/A/ G2G||

Seven comments

Yes, Scotland it is… Over time and publication the reel and strathspey are pretty much the same melody, as is this transcription and Dafydd’s, with some differences. That’s where the "sort of" comes in… It’s good you had the courtesy to give credit…

"George Booker" / "Keeper Hill" / "The Marquis Of Huntley’s Farewell" ~ R: reel

Key signature: A Major
Submitted on January 15th 2008 by The Merry-Hielander.
https://thesession.org/tunes/8149

! ~ by name only…and for comparision, two very different melodies…

Fiddler’s Companion ~ Andrew Kuntz ~ another source identical ~

the ABC notation, note for note, space for space ~

http://www.ibiblio.org/fiddlers/MARQ_MARS.htm ~ & for further information…

B: Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884)
Z: AK/Fiddler’s Companion

Another way to look at this particular transcription ~

X:1
T: Marquis of Huntly
M:C
L:1/8
R:Strathspey
B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G Minor
|: F |\
D<GG>F D<GG>A | F>GA>B c/B/A/G/ F<A |
D<GG>F D<GG>g | f>c e/d/B/A/ G2 G :|
d |\
g>ab>g d>gb>g | a/g/f/d/ ~c>d f>ca<f |
g>ab>g d>gb>g | b/a/g/f/ d>^f g/g/g ~g2 |
g>ab>g a>^fg>d | f>cd<f A>Fc>A |
D<GG>F D>GG<g | f>c d/c/B/A/ G2 G |]

Re: The Marquis Of Huntley

Composed by William Marshall. It was published several times during his lifetime, including in two of his own collections.

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