Annotation:Laird of MacNab (The)

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LAIRD OF MACNAB, THE. AKA - "The Laird of McNab's Favorite." Scottish, Air (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Gow notes, "Old." The McNab clan predominated in central Highland Scotland around the area of Loch Tay. The name MacNab is derived from the Gaelic Mac an Abbadh, meaning 'son of the abbot', and indeed, the first MacNabs were lay abbots of the monastery at Glen Dochert before becoming completely secularized.

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Printed sources: Gow (Fourth Collection of Niel Gow's Reels), 2nd ed., originally 1800; p. 38.

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