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 Theme code Index    5552 5523
 Also known as    Athol Highlanders Jig, Duke of Atholl's March (1), Highland Fabrick, Lord Athlone's March, Three Sisters (1) (The), Athole Highlanders' March (The), Athole Gathering (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Irish, Pipe, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Ulster), SCOTLAND(Perth and Kinross)
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 265, p. 29
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Artist    Boys of the Lough
 Title of recording    Piper's Broken Finger
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Philo 1042
 Year recorded    1976
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Athole Highlanders' March [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Pipe March B:William Ross -- Ross's Collection of Pipe Music (1869, No. 22, p. 70) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix c/d/|e3 ecA|ecA Bcd|e3 ecA|Bcd cBA| e3 ecA|ecA Bcd|c<ae fed|cdB A2:| |:a<ee edc|a<ee edc|a<ee edc|Bcd cBA| |1 a<ee edc|a<ee edc|B<ae fed|cdB A3:| |2 a<ee a<ee|f>df fed|c<ae fed|cdB A3|| Ace ecA|Adf fed|cde edc|Bcd cBA| Ace ecA|Adf fed|c<ae fed|cdB A2:| a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eac B<Ba| e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eae fed|cdB A2a| e2A c2a|e2A c2a|e2A c2a|eac B<Bg| aee fee|aee fed|c<ae fed|cdB A2|| |:B|c>Ac c>Ac|d>Bd d>Bd|c>Ac c>Ac|B>GB Bcd| c>Ac c>Ac|d>Bd dcB|A<ae fed|cdB A2:| |:Ace Ace|Adf Adf|Ace Ace|Bcd cBA| Ace Ace|Adf Adf|Aa>e fed|cdB A2:|

X:1 T:The Atholl Highlanders [1] R:March O:Scotland M:6/8 K:Amix |: e3 ecA | ecA Bcd | e3 ecA | Bcd cBA | e3 ecA | ecA Bcd | eae fed | cdB A2A :| |: Ace Ace | Adf Adf | Ace Ace | Bcd cBA | Ace Ace | Adf Adf | eae fed | cdB A2A :| |:a2e edc | a2e edc | a2e edc | Bcd cBA | a2e edc | a2e edc | eae fed | cdB A2A :| |: cAc cAc | dBd dBd | cAc cAc | BGB BGB | cAc cAc | dBd dBd | eae fed | cdB A3 :|

X: 1 T: The Three Sisters [1] C: traditional O: Scotland Z: transcribed and arranged by Frank Weber N: Atholl (Athole) is a District in Perthshire. The Name is probably derived from gaelic N: "ath Fodla" (="New Ireland"). The Tune is dedicated to the private army of the Duke N: of Atholl, the last private army still legally existing. The original Athole Highlanders N: (and the ones associated with the tune) were the old 77th Highland Regiment, raised in 1778 N: and commanded by Colonel James Murray. (source: Andrew Kuntz, fiddler's companion) D: 1978: Steeleye Span: Live at Last D: 1983: Altan: Ceol Aduaidh D: 1987: Bobby MacLeod: The Genuine Article D: 1989: Tannahill Weavers: The Best of the Tannahill Weavers D: 1989: Moyland: A La Fontaine D: 1997: Brian McAteer: Celtic Beat - Traditional Music from Ireland (Compilation) D: 1998: Gaelic Storm: Gaelic Storm D: 1999: Reelish: Miss Tune D: 1999: Blackwater: Best Traditional Irish Sessions in the World D: 2000: Polverfolk: Celtica, Volume 2 D: 2004: Johnny Murphy & Friends: Tuned In D: 2009: Des Cafferkey: Achill Head D: 2011: The Drowsy Lads: Pick It Up D: 2017: The Byrne Brothers: Family Tree D: Matt Cunningham: Dance Music of Ireland, Vol. 9 N: Chords: | A - | A E | A - | D E | N: | A - | A E | A D | E A :| N: | A - | D - | A - | D E | N: | A - | D - | A D | E A :| N: | A - | A - | A - | D E | N: | A - | A - | A D | E A :| N: | A - | D - | A - | G - | N: | A - | D - | A D | E A :| R: Double Jig N: Originally a 6/8 Pipe March F:http://www.piper-frank.de/tunebook/trad/abc/atholl_highlanders_a.txt K: A major % 3 sharps N: Also played in G major M: 6/8 Q: 1/4=170 L: 1/8 N: N: Tune only: N: N: ~e3 ecA | ecA Bcd | ~e3 ecA | Bcd cBA | N: ~e3 ecA | ecA Bcd | eae fed | cdB A3 :| N: Ace Ace | Adf Adf | Ace Ace | Bcd cBA | N: Ace Ace | Adf Adf | eae fed | cdB A3 :| N: a2e edc | a2e edc | a2e edc | Bcd efg | N: a2e edc | a2e edc | ~e3 fed | cdB A3 :| N: c2c cAc | d2d dBd | c2c cAc | B2B B=GB | N: c2c cAc | d2d dBd | eae fed | cdB A3 :| N: N: Tune with Chords: N: "A" ~e3 ecA | "A" ecA "E" Bcd | "A" ~e3 ecA | "D" Bcd "E" cBA | "A" ~e3 ecA | "A" ecA "E" Bcd | "A" eae "D" fed | "E" cdB "A" A3 :| "A" Ace Ace | "D" Adf Adf | "A" Ace Ace | "D" Bcd "E" cBA | "A" Ace Ace | "D" Adf Adf | "A" eae "D" fed | "E" cdB "A" A3 :| "A" a2e edc | "A" a2e edc | "A" a2e edc | "D" Bcd "E" efg | "A" a2e edc | "A" a2e edc | "A" ~e3 "D" fed | "E" cdB "A" A3 :| "A" c2c cAc | "D" d2d dBd | "A" c2c cAc | "G" B2B B=GB | "A" c2c cAc | "D" d2d dBd | "A" eae "D" fed | "E" cdB "A" A3 :|