Man from Skye (The)

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MAN FROM SKYE, THE. AKA - "Wee Man from Skye (The)," "Wee Man (The)." Scottish, Hornpipe. A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CCDD'. Composed in the 1950's by Pipe Major Donald MacLeod [1] (1917-1982) in honor of Donald MacLean of Lewis, who for a time taught bagpipes at a school in Skye. The tune is sometimes employed as a schottisch for ceildih dancing.

Pipe Majors Donald MacLeod and Donald MacLean

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacLeond (Pipe Major Donald Macleod's Collection of Music for the Highland bagpipe Book 4). Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 2, 1988; p. 5. Scots Guards, vol. 2.

Recorded sources:

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