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X:1 T:McGrigor's Search M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Dow - Ancient Scots Music (c. 1775, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin A>B {B}e2e2|Te>d d2 B>A|A>B e2e2|Te>d d2 (BA)| (AG) G2 (AB)|d2 {e}d2 (B>d)|e3 (d<e) G2|A>d TB2A2||

MACGREGOR'S SEARCH. AKA - "McGregor's Search." Scottish, March (3/4 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (McLachlan) From Daniel Dow's Ancient Scots Music (c. 1775). Dow was a teacher of music in Edinburgh in the 18th century. The tune is associated with 'the landless clan', the MacGregors.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Dow (A Collection of Ancient Scots Music), c. 1775; p. 9. John McLachlan (Piper’s Assistant), 1854; No. 52, p. 30.

Recorded sources: -Flying Fish FF358, Robin Williamson- "Legacy of the Scottish Harpers, vol. 1."

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