Inch Laggan

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INCH LAGGAN. Scottish, Air (6/8 time). B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Elias Howe included the melody in his section of "Scotch Airs," while James Manson characterized it as "A North Highland air." An inch is a level field in Scots Gaelic, and Inchlaggan is a settlement on the shores of Loch Garry, in Lochaber, Highland district.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 155. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune-Book, vol. 1), 1854; p. 123.

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