Annotation:Jacobite War Song (The)

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JACOBITE WAR SONG, THE (Eiridh na Fineacha' Gaidhealach). Scottish, March. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "There are few collections of Gaelic songs but begin with this Jacobite War Song, so that it is well known, and contains a verse in praise of the virtues and valour of each of the Highland clans who joined in the rebellion, but anticipating more than they seemed capable of performing" (Fraser).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816/1874; No. 2, p. 1.

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