Ha na Boddachin

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HA NA BODDACHIN. AKA - "He na Boddachin." Scottish, Slow Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Identified by Gow as "A Gallic Air." The title is probably garbled Gaelic. Nigel Gatherer thinks it may derive from bodachan, a little old man.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 541. Gow (The First Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 1784 (revised 1801); p. 16. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880's; No. 15, p. 48 (appears as "A Gaelic Air").

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