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X:1 % T:Welcome to the Highlands C:J. Scott Skinner M:C L:1/8 R:"Marching Air" N:"Farewell to the Highlands" in the Elgin Collection N:"To C. Middleton." B:Skinner - The Logie Collection (1888, p. 114) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A G|{G}.A.A,.C.D (EF/G/ A)d|{d}.c.B/.A/ .G.A/.c/ .B.B,.B,>(G|A).A,.C.D (EF/G/ A)!fermata!f| {f}ed/c/ {c}BA/B/ {AB}cAA:|e|ag/f/ ed/c/ fe/d/ cB/A/|cB/A/ GA/c/ BB,B,>g| ag/f/ ed/c/ fe/d/ cB/A/|e/c/{c}B/A/ {c}BA/B/ {AB}cAAe|aa/g/ f/e/d/c/ ff/e/ d/c/B/A/| e/c/B/A/ G/A/e/c/ BB,B,>G|.A.A,.C.D EF/G/ (Aa)|{f}ed/c/ {c}BA/B/ {AB}cAA|| |:(G|A/)A,/G,/A,/ C/A,/C/E/ A2- A>d|cB/A/ GA/c/ BB,B,>(G|A/)A,/G,/A,/ C/A,/C/E/ A2- A>[fa]| f/e/d/c/ c/B/A/B/ {AB}cAA:|((3e/f/g/|a/).g/.a/.g/ .f/.e/.d/.c/ .f/.e/.f/.e/ .d/.c/.B/.A/|c/B/A/G/ G/A/e/c/ BB,B,>g| .a/.g/.a/.g/ .f/.e/.d/.c/ .f/.e/.f/.e/ .d/.c/.B/.A/|{A}ed/c/ {c}BA/B/ {AB}cAA>g|a/A/a/g/ f/e/d/c/ f/D/f/e/ d/c/B/A/| e/c/B/A/ G/A/e/c/ BB,B,>G|{G}.A.A,.C.D EF/G/ (A!fermata!a)|{DA}f/e/d/c/ {E}c/B/A/B/ {AB}cA [CA]||



WELCOME TO THE HIGHLANDS. AKA - "Farewell to the Highlands (1)." Scottish, "Marching Air" (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCCD. Composed by fiddler-composer and dancing master J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), who dedicated it to C. Middleton, Skinner's music publisher and editor in Keith. The melody appears in Skinner's Elgin Collection (1884) under the title "Farewell to the Highlands."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Skinner (The Logie Collection), 1888; p. 114.

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