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X:1 T:Colla Citeach M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 29) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G BAG BAA|BAG ged|BAG BAA|BAG e2e:| B2 z/g/ B2 z/a/|e2 z/g/ {g}fed|B2 z/g/ B2 z/a/|e2 z/g/ e2 z/d/| B2g/z/ B2 a/z/|e2g/z/ {g}fed|B2g/z/ B2 a/z/|e2g/z/ e2d/z/||



COLLA CITEACH. Scottish, Jig or March (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Colla Citeach" was first printed under this title in Islay fiddler-composer Alexander Mackay's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes (c. 1822), and was probably derived from a pipe march called “MacAlisdrum's March," also known in Ireland as "O'Donnell's March (3)" and "Sarsfield's Quickstep."


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Printed sources : - Alexander Mackay (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes), c. 1822; p. 29.






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