Ghoid iad mo bhean uam an reir

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GHOID IAD MO BHEAN UAM AN REIR (They stole my wife last night). Scottish, Air (4/4 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This air was originally published in Patrick McDonald's A Collection of Highland Vocal Airs (1784, No. 13). The tune has also been rendered as a strathspey and a Highland fling.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Johnson (The Kitchen Musician No. 5: Mostly Irish Airs), 1985 (revised 2000); p. 15.

Recorded sources: Sona Gaia 155, Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis - "The Road North" (appears as "Gaelic Air"). Cynthia Cathcart - "Alchemy of a Rose" (2002).




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