Annotation:White Houses of Sheildag (The)

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X:1 T:White Houses of Sheildag, The T:Taighean Geala Shieldaig M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:MacDonald – Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador g|(fe) d2 eAA>B|d<edB B2 Gg|(fe) d2 e<A AB|d<edB AAA:| |:B|d2 eA A<AeA|fAed B2 GB|d2 eA A<A ef|gedB AAA:||

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.

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

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