Tha me sgìth

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X:1 T:Tha me sgìth T:I am weary M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S:Morison – Highland Airs and Quicksteps, vol. 1 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A Minor A2 {A}a2 | ge g2 | e>d BA | G>A BG | A2 {A}a2 | ge g2 | e>d Bg | BA z2 || e>d BA | G>A Bd | e>d BA | B3g | e>d BA | G>A Bd | e>d Bg | BA z2 ||

THA MI SGÌTH (I am weary). AKA and see "Cutting Ferns," “Weary Maid (The).” Scottish, Air or March (2/4 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The Gaelic title, “Tha mi sgìth ‘s mi leam fhein” translates as “I am tired of being by myself every day in the blessed hills.” See note for the alternate title "Cutting Ferns" for more on this song and tune. See also Francis O’Neill’s version under the title “Weary Maid (The).”

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Morison (Highland Airs and Quicksteps, vol. 1); No. 21, p. 19.

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