Garden of Skye (The)

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GARDEN OF SKYE, THE. Scottish, Air (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Composed by Addie Harper Sr., born at Stirkoke near Wick, north east Scotland. Sleat, the south-west pointing peninsula on the Isle of Skey in the west of Scotland, is sometimes called the ‘Garden of Skye’, because of the comparative richness of the landscape.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 3), 1988; p. 24.

Recorded sources:




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