Annotation:Kilcoy's March

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X:1 T:Kilcoy's March M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March S:William Ross's Collection, Book 2 (No. 252, p. 140) N:Ross's notation in bars 7 and 15 is 'translated' to clarify musical meaning. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion/edit Matt Seattle K:Amix e|A>AA A>AA|c>cc cBA|G>GG G>GG|ded BAG| A>AA A>AA|c>cc Bcd|e2A BAG|A>AA e2:| |:Aca Aca|Aca edc|B<Bg B<Bg|B<Bg BAG| cBc dcd|edc Bcd|e2A BAG|A>AA e2:|]

KILCOY'S MARCH. Scottish, March (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. From Pipe Major William Ross's collection, where it is noted that the tune is "Very Old". Ross was a Pipe Major in the Black Watch from 1849 to 1854 and then served as a piper to Queen Victoria from 1854 until his death in 1891.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Ross (Collection [of] Pipe Music), 1885; no. 252, p. 194.

Recorded sources : - Flying Fish FF-299, Battlefield Band – "There's a Buzz" (1982). Topic TSDL1050, Andrew Cronshaw - "The Language of Snakes" (2012).

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