When I was a Maiden

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X:1 T:'Nuair' bha mi fein 'nam Mhàghdun T:When I was a Maid M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 21) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix f|eAcA e2 dc|fB<Bc fB<Bf| ecAc e2 dc|eA<Ac eA<A:| g|fefa f2 ec|fB<Bc fB<Bg|fefa f2 ec|eA<Ac eA<Ag| fefa f2 ec|fB<Bc fB<Bg|feae f2 ec|eA<Ac eA<A||



WHEN I WAS A MAIDEN (Nuair bha mi fein 'nam mhaidun). AKA - "When I was a Maid." AKA and see "Smolanach." Scottish, Pipe Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. A pipe tune first published in William Gunn's Caledonian Repository of Music in 1848. Gunn (1795-1867) was a maker of bagpipes who resided in Glasgow, where he also had a piping school. He was one of the first pipemakers to publish a collection. The reel was later published by James Stewart-Robertson in his Athole Collection (1884) under the title "Smolanach."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Gunn (The Caledonian Repository of Music), 1848; p. 21. MacDonald (Skye Collection), 1887; p. 12.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]



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