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X:1 T:Inch Laggan M:6/8 L:1/8 N:”North Highland melody.” R:Air Q:"Moderate" B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1854, p. 123) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin B2B de|c2B c2e|B2B f2f|g>fe f2B| d2d e2e|c2c f2f|B2A G2F|d2f edc| B2B F2F|E2E B2B|A2G F2F|d2f edc||



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.


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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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