Well may I behold my faithful brown hair’d Maid

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WELL MAY I BEHOLD MY FAITHFUL BROWN HAIR'D MAID (Gu mo slan a chi mi mo chailin dileas donn). Scottish, Air (4/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Fraser): AAB (Neil). The title also translates as "Oh Happy May I See Thee." "The editor has often listened with delight to his father singing this air; it is so far preferrable to the set of it now bandied over the country, as not to admit of the smallest comparison" (Fraser).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 78, p. 29. Neil (The Scots Fiddle), 1991; No. 164, p. 211.

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