Mo chuachag laghach

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MO CHUACHAG LAGHACH ("My Gentle Milkmaid" or "My Kindly Sweetheart"). AKA – "Mo chuachag laghach thu." Scottish, Pipe Reel. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of the tune is "Jock Wilson's Ball" and "Jock Wilson's Reel," and it is popular among Cape Breton fiddlers who play it by those titles as well as "My Gentle Milkmaid" and "Mo Chuachag Laghach Thu."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 4), 1991; p. 9. Ross (Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, Book 2), 1928; p. 31.

Recorded sources: Lismore 5237, An Teallach Ceilidh Band – "A Ship in Full Sail" (1994). Maggie's Music MMCD222, Bonnie Rideout – "Scottish Fire" (2000). Silly Wizard – "Caledonia's Hearty Sons." Laura Risk – "2000 Miles."

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Hear Silly Wizard's recording on youtube.com [2]
Hear a mouth-music version at Tobar an Dualchais [3]




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