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MY RECENT GIFT (Mo chion air an ur-ghibht). Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This tune "is an air of which the words and substance can be obtained from most of the recent publications of Gaelic songs of any consequence. There is one set of verses by Macleod's female bard, on the birth of an heir of that family" (Fraser).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816/1874; No. 196, p. 81.