Morag of Dunvegan

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MORAG OF DUNVEGAN. AKA - "Mòrag á Dùnbheagain." Scottish, Air (3/4 time),Waltz or Slow Pipe March. D Major: A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Martin): AABB (Little). Composed by contemporary composer Neil Matheson. The Scots Gaelic version of the words begin:

Cailin òg dha'n tug mi luaidh
Air mo bhuadhan fhuair i buaidh,
'S gus an càirear mi 's an uaigh
Molaidh mi mo Mhòrag.

Chorus:
Ho bhan 's na ho bhan o,
Ho bhan 's na hi ho ro,
Ho bhan 's na ho bhan o,
'S mìlse leam mo Mhòrag.


Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Little (Scottish and Cape Breton Fiddle Music in New Hampshire), 1984; pp. 20-21. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 3), 1988; p. 41.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]




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