Rowing from Isla to Uist
X:1 % T:Rowing from Isla to Uist T:Iomramh eadar Il' a's Uist M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Fraser Collection (1816) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E |: A2A c2d | B2A B2d | A2A e2e | fed e2B | c2c d2c | B2A B2d |1 c2A ^G^FE:|2 A2B c2 || G | E2E E2D | E2E c2d | B2A G2E | D2C D2F | E2E E2D | E2E c2d | B2A ^G2B | (A3 A2) ||
ROWING FROM ISLA TO UIST (Iomramh eadar Il'a a's Uist). Scottish, Air (6/8 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Johnson): AA'B (Fraser). "The editor conceives the boat songs among the most interesting and expressive of the airs peculiar to the Highlands; they are composed in a regular measure, to keep time with the rowers" (Fraser).