White Houses of Sheildag (The)

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WHITE HOUSES OF SHEILDAG, THE (Taighean Geala Shieldaig). Scottish, Pipe Reel. G Major/A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A pipe tune. MacDonald notes “also known in Skye as “Porst an Righ,” "King's Tune (The).” Sheildaig, of Shieldaig [1], is a hamlet on the coast of western Scotland in Wester Ross, now known as a tourist destination. It has long been famous for its white-washed cottages.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 70.

Recorded sources:

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