Behind Yon Hills

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 Theme code Index    5155 3b117bL
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 6
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Behind Yon Hills N:”Very Old” N:A penciled note in John Glen's copy of Mackay's collection reads "Nanny G" M:C| L:1/8 R:Air? B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 6) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104487947 N:Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lady Elinor Campbell of Islay and Shawfield. N:Mackay was born c. 1775 and was a fiddler-composer from Islay. Many of his N:tune titles are reflect Islay settings. N:Printed in Glasgow by J. MacFadyen, 30 Wilson St. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin GA|B2E2 BcBA|G2E2E2 DE|G3A BABd|e2A2A2 GA| B2g2B2 AG|AGAB g3f|eged BABd|e2E2E2:| |:GA|d3e dBde|g2d2d2 gf|e3f gfga|{a}b2e2e2 dc| B2g2B2 AG|AGAB g3f|eged BABd|e2E2E2:|]