Braes of Glenorchy (2)

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 Theme code Index    5157b 47bL24
 Also known as    Braigh Ghlinn Urchaidh, Jolly Corkonian (The), Hills of Glenorchy (1), Old as the Hills (2)
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 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille, March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Braes of Glenorchy [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, p. 3) 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 N:The tune is written with one flat, but since there are no B flat notes in the N:composiiton, it effectively is in G mixolydian. K:Gdor c|d2G GAc|d3>cd (f2c)|A2F FAF|BAB (c2f)| d2G GAc|dcd (f2g)|fdf cAF|(G3 G2):| f|gag gfd|(g2g) g2a|fgf fcA|(f2f) f2a| gag gfd|(g2g) g2a|fdf cAF|G2-G G2f| gag gfd|(g2g) g2a|fgf fcA|(f2f) f2a| gag gfd|cde f2g|fdf cAF|G2G G2||

X:1 T:Bruachun Ghleann Urachidh T:Braes of Glenorchy [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 76) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix a|e2A AAA|eAe g2e|dBd GGG|BGB d2a| e2A AAA|eAe g2a|geg dBG|ABA A<A:| |:e|ada agf|efg a2e|gag gfe|def g2d| efg agf|eAe aga|geg dBG|ABA A<A:|]