My woer be merry

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X:1 % T:Mo Shuiridhach bi Suigartach T:My woer, be merry M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e|g2 A<A e2 de|g2 A<A dBBe|g2 A<A e2 de|fedB AAA:| |:g|fefa e2 de|fd g2 dB<Bg|fefa e2 de|fedB AAA:|]



MY WOER, BE MERRY. AKA - "." AKA and see "Athole Plaid (The)," "Boatman of Portnaeree." Scottish, (Pipe) Reel (whole time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Woer is one who wooes, one who courts or solicits in love; a suitor.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - William Gunn (The Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes), Glasgow, 1848; p. 19. Donald Macdonald & Son (A Collection of Strathspeys, Quicksteps, Reels and Jiggs), Edinburgh, 1841; p. 52, No. 53 (appears as untitled reel).

Recorded sources: - Lochshore Records, Rory Campbell - "Magaid A Phipír/The Pipers Whim" (1996)



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