None left at home but Wife and Bairn

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NONE LEFT AT HOME BUT WIFE AND BAIRN (Gun duin' aig a'bhaile). Scottish, Air (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "The rebellion of 1745 gave rise to this air, when, in the disaffected districts every man capable of bearing arms flew to their rendezvous on the least alarm, and left none at home but their women and children" (Fraser).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 211, p. 87. Laybourn (Kõhler's Violin Repository, Book II), 1881-1883.

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