Donald McPherson's Lament

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DONALD McPHERSON'S LAMENT. AKA – "Donald MacPherson's Lament." Scottish, Slow Air (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1843–1927), the self-proclaimed "Strathspey King." It originally appeared in his Harp and Claymore collection in 1904.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 1), 1991; p. 9 (includes a harmony part). Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; p. 147.

Recorded sources:




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