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Atholl Highlanders (1) (The)

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 Also known as    Athol Highlanders Jig, Duke of Atholl's March (1), Highland Fabrick, Lord Athlone's March, Three Sisters (1) (The), Athole Highlanders' March (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Pipe, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Ulster), SCOTLAND(Perth and Kinross)
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 265, p. 29
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Artist    Boys of the Lough
 Title of recording    Piper's Broken Finger
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Philo 1042
 Year recorded    1976


Tune annotations

X:1
%
T:Athole Highlanders' March [1], The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Pipe March
B:William Ross -- Ross's Collection of Pipe Music (1869, No. 22, p. 70)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Amix
c/d/|e3 ecA|ecA Bcd|e3 ecA|Bcd cBA|
e3 ecA|ecA Bcd|c<ae fed|cdB A2:|
|:a<ee edc|a<ee edc|a<ee edc|Bcd cBA|
|1 a<ee edc|a<ee edc|B<ae fed|cdB A3:|
|2 a<ee a<ee|f>df fed|c<ae fed|cdB A3||
Ace ecA|Adf fed|cde edc|Bcd cBA|
Ace ecA|Adf fed|c<ae fed|cdB A2:|
a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eac B<Ba|
e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eae fed|cdB A2a|
e2A c2a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eac B<Bg|
aee fee|aee fed|c<ae fed|cdB A2||
|:B|c>Ac c>Ac|d>Bd d>Bd|c>Ac c>Ac|B>GB Bcd|
c>Ac c>Ac|d>Bd dcB|A<ae fed|cdB A2:|
|:Ace Ace|Adf Adf|Ace Ace|Bcd cBA|
Ace Ace|Adf Adf|Aa>e fed|cdB A2:|
X:1
%
T:The Atholl Highlanders [1]
R:March
O:Scotland
M:6/8
K:Amix
|: e3 ecA  | ecA Bcd | e3 ecA | Bcd cBA |
   e3 ecA  | ecA Bcd | eae fed | cdB A2A :|
|: Ace Ace | Adf Adf | Ace Ace | Bcd cBA |
   Ace Ace | Adf Adf | eae fed | cdB A2A :|
|:a2e edc | a2e edc | a2e edc | Bcd cBA |
  a2e edc | a2e edc | eae fed | cdB A2A :|
|: cAc cAc | dBd dBd | cAc cAc | BGB BGB |
   cAc cAc | dBd dBd | eae fed | cdB A3 :|


Tune annotations

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