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X:1 T:Recollection of that day, The T:O Chiadainn an là M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Simon Fraser Collection (1816) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c e>g | a2 A2 c>d | e2 zc d>e | g2G2 A>c | [G2c2] zG c>d | e2A2 G>E | [B,2D2] ze g>c |(A2G2) [B,D]>C|C3 :| |: C E>G | [C4 A2] G2 A>c|[Gc] zd e>G | A2G2 A>c | [E2c2] zC E>G | [C4A2] G2 A>c|[G2c2] zd e>g | a2 c2 d>c|c2 z :|]

RECOLLECTION OF THAT DAY, THE (O Chiadainn an là). Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). A Minor ('A' part) & C Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "This is an air to which Alexander Fraser of Leadclune, formerly mentioned, who flourished about a century ago, used to repeat fragments of Ossian. There are also words by a Lachlan MacLean, from the Isle of Mull" (Fraser).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 198, p. 82. Martin (Taigh na Teud), 1990; p. 8 (appears as “O’ Chiadainn an Là”).

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