Falls of Divach (The)

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X:1 T:Falls of Divach, The M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A>D F>D A<D D2|E>A,C>A, E<A, A,2|A>DF>D A<D D2|E<A, A,>C (D2D):| g|f<a c>a f<a d>d|c<e A>e c<e A>g|f<a d>a f<a d>d|e<A A>c (d2 d>)g| f<a c>a f<a d>d|c<e A>e c<e A>c|(3def (3efg (3fga (3gfe|(3dcB (3ABc d2 d||

FALLS OF DIVACH, THE. Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "The Falls of Divach" was composed by Jeanie Scott Skinner, the twelve-year-old daughter of James Scott Skinner (1843-1927), who played the piano and helped her father run his dancing classes.

The Falls of Divach, the cascade of Divach Burn (pronounced 'Jeevach') sends water tumbling 100 ft. to the River Coiltie which empties into Urquhart Bay on Loch Ness.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 24. Skinner (Miller o' Hirn Collection), 1881; No. 25, p. 10.

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