Annotation: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 wikipedia:James_Scott_Skinner (1843-1927), who played the piano and helped her father run his dancing classes.

The wikipedia: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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