Black Shepherdess (The)

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 Theme code Index    11H65 57b42
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Keith Norman MacDonald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Skye Collection (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 88
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1887
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

<abc float="left"> X:1 T:Black Shepherdess, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:MacDonald - Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Ador AA ag f2 ef|ef g2 dBBd|a>ba>g f2 ef|gedB AA A2:| |:g/|f2 A2 f>e de|g2 dB GB d>g|f2 A>f e2 de|gedB AA A>g:||


BLACK SHEPHERDESS, THE. Scottish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Pipe tune. Black shepherdess probably refers to a 'dark-haired shepherdess'.

Printed source: MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 88.