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SEVENTY FOURTH'S FAREWELL TO EDINBURGH, THE. AKA - "74th Highlanders' Farewell to Edinburgh (The)." Scottish, March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD' (Hardie): AABBCDD (Martin). Composed by William MacKinnon (1840-1918). The 74th Regiment was the 2nd Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cranford (The Cape Breton Highland Collection), 2015; No. 96, pp. 50-51. David Glen (David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, vol. 1), c. 1876; No. 14, p. 8. Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 32. Logan’s Collection, Book 3, c. 1905; No. 10, p. 8. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 3), 1988; p. 22.

Recorded sources : - A & M Records 79602 2000-2, Ashley MacIsaac - “Close to the Floor” (1992. Appears as “74th Highlanders’”).

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