Prince Charles's last view of Scotland

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X:1 T:Prince Charles's last view of Scotland T:An Sealladh ma dheireadh thug Tearlach M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Slow Air B:Fraser Collection (1816) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin G/A/|:~B>cB A2 G/^F/|G<DB =FDB,|B>cB A2 G/^F/|GAc d2D| ~B>cB A2 G/^F/|G<DB =FD B,/C/|D>^CD B,2A,|G,G^F G2:| D|B>AG A^FD|B>cd G^FD|B>AG c>BA|d2^F G2 z/D/|[D3B3] [E3A3c3]| d>^cd [G2B2e2g2] a/b/|dcB cBA|G/^F/G/A/B/c/ d2D||

PRINCE CHARLES'S LAST VIEW OF SCOTLAND (An Sealladh ma dheireadh thug Tearlach). Scottish, Slow Air (6/8 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "This is the beautiful air so universally admired, transmitted to the editor by Colonel Stewart of Garth, of which he was not in previous possession. There was no writing on the manuscript, but the name alone; whether ancient or modern, the mind readily associates the air with the name it bears. This association is very necessary in performing these airs with taste, but the plaintive strain of many of them requires a relief to the spirits, which is the reason of the editor's taking the liberty of occasionally introducing sprightly airs, or any inferior efforts of his own, inserted only by special request" (Fraser).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - J. Davie & Co. (Davie’s Caledonian Repository), Aberdeen, 1829-30; p. 39. Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 202, p. 84. Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 55. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune Book, vol. 1), 1853; p. 60.

Recorded sources: -Culburnie Records CUL 121D, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – “Fire and Grace” (2004).

See also listing at:
Hear Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas' recording on [1]
Hear fiddler Hector MacAndrew's version at Tobar an Dualchais [2][3]

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