One day as I travelled the moor

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ONE DAY AS I TRAVELLED THE MOOR (Latha siubhail sleibh dhomh). AKA – "To his love whom he had kissed against her will." Scottish, Air (whole time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The melody, under its Scots Gaelic title, was collected by Patrick McDonald, Minister of Kilmore in Argyleshire. John Glen (Early Scottish Melodies, 1900) finds similarities between this tune and "John o' Badenyond."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Johnson (Kitchen Musician No. 5: Mostly Irish Airs), 1985 (revised 2000); p. 8. McDonald (A Collection of Highland Vocal Airs), 1784; No. 128. Rideout (Soft May Morn: Scottish Fiddle), 1997.

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