Abercairney's Highlandmen

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Abercairney's Highlandmen

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   5157b 47bL46
 Also known as    Gaidhal Abercharnaig
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (6/4 time)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    William Gunn
 Book/Manuscript title    The Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1848
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



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