Rejected Lover (1) (The)

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REJECTED LOVER [1], THE (Fhear nan casun caola). AKA - “Rejected Suitor (The).” Scottish, Reel. A Major (MacDonald): A Mixolydian (Ross). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Gunn): AA'BB'C (MacDonald): ABCD (Ross). A pipe reel.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:William Gunn (The Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes), Glasgow, 1848; p. 52. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 10. William Ross (Ross’s Collection of Pipe Music), 1869; p. 198, p. 125.

Recorded sources: Rounder RO7023, Natalie MacMaster - “No Boundaries” (1996. Learned from guitarist/fiddler Dave MacIsaac, who had it from the playing of Donald and Theresa MacLellan).




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