Maid of Glengarrysdale

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X:1 T:Maid of Glengaresdale, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Quickstep C:John McLachlan B:John McLachlan - Piper’s Assistant (1854, No. 54, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e|A<AA Tc<BA|cea ecA|d>ef ecg|BGB BBc| AAA TcBA|cea ecA|dfe dcB|AAA A<A:| |:g|aga ece|ABc a2e|fdf ecg|BGB BBe| |1aga ece|ABc a2e|Tfed ceB|ABA AA:| |2(3fgaf (3efge|Tfdf edc|dcd Bed|cAA A<A||



MAID OF GLENGARRYSDALE. Scottish, Pipe Quickstep (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by John McLachlan, piper to Neill Malcolm Esq. of Poltalloch. He issued a collection in 1854 entitled The Piper's Assistant: A Collection of Marches, Quicksteps, Strathspeys, Reels and Jigs (published by Alexander Glen, an Edinburgh bagpipe maker).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, Book 9, c. 1900; No. 30, p. 14. John McLachlan (Piper’s Assistant) 1854; No. 54, p. 31.

Recorded sources: -Topic 12TS381, The Battlefield Band - "At the Front" (1978).



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