Annotation: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.

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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