In dispraise of whisky
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IN DISPRAISE OF WHISKY (Di-moladh an Uisge-bheatha). Scottish, Slow Air (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "This is another air of (Alexander MacDonnell), to which he forms a dialogue betwixt the enemy and friend of whisky. The friend, in his praises, makes a quick rhapsody of this beautiful air, while the enemy's plaintive reply is all that could be wished" (Fraser).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1874; No. 60, p. 21.