'S truagh a righ! mo nighean donn

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'S truagh a righ! mo nighean donn

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   5L11 311
 Also known as    Alas O King! My Brown-Haired Maid
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Keith Norman MacDonald
 Book/Manuscript title    The Gesto Collection of Highland Music
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1895
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



X:1 % T:'S truagh a righ! Mo nighean donn T:Alas o King! my brown haired maid Q:"Slow and Solemn" M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air N:"Words by Donald Donn" B:MacDonald - The Gesto Collection of Highland Music (1895, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DE G3G|BA G2G2|(3GdB d2e|d2GG z2| dd B2d2|(ed) (dB) A2|BA (3BAG DE|G2 (B/A/)G G2||