Culloden Day (2)

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X:1 T:Culloden Day [2] T:An cuala sibh mar thachair dhuinn M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Simon Fraser Collection (1816, No. 143) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin G/F/|[G,E]>G (G>^F/G/) BGG>=B|c>Ge>E [D3F3] A/G/F/|\ [G,E]>G (G>^F/G/) BGG>(^f|g>)(d e>)^F G2 G:| (e/>f/)|g>f e>d cGG>c|B>GG>E F2 F (e/f/)|g>f e>d cGG(c/d/)|e>dc>B ~G2 G(e/f/)| g>fe>d cGG>c|BGGE F2 F(E/F/)|G>FED C/D/E/F/ G>^f|g>(de>)(^F [=B,2D2G2]) [B,2D2G2]||



CULLODEN DAY [2] (An cuala sibh mar thachair dhuinn). Scottish, Strathspey. G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This tune "was a song march in repute with Jacobites, lamenting their fate at {the 1745 Battle of} Culloden" (Fraser).


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Printed sources : - Simon Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816/1874; No. 143, p. 58.






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