Fair Donald

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search

Back to Fair Donald[edit]


FAIR DONALD. AKA - "Domhnull Ban" Scottish, Air (3/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The air appears in the first volume of Celtic Melodies, Being a Collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, Pipe-Reels, and Cainntearachd, published about 1830 in Edinburgh, with pieces "Selected and Arranged by a Highlander." The anonymous editor(s) are thought to be George Farquhar Graham, with some settings contributed by Finlay Dunn.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Graham & Dunn (Celtic Melodies, Being a Collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, Pipe-Reels, and Cainntearachd, vol. 1), c. 1830; No. 5, p. 3.

Recorded sources:




Back to Fair Donald[edit]