Boatman (4)

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BOATMAN [4], THE (Fear a' bhata). AKA – "Fhir a bhata." Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA. A different tune than Simon Fraser's ("Boatman (3)"). There are several airs by this title in Scottish repertory. Logan's and Martin's, while different, have a similar melodic contour.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Logan (The Scottish Gael, vol. 2), 1831; No. 6. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 2), 1988; p. 6.

Recorded sources:




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