Còta Bàn Odhar (An)
CÒTA BÀN ODHAR, AN (The Dun Petticoat). Scottish, Canadian; Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune appears in the music manuscript collection of Captain Angus J. MacNeil, Gillis Point, Cape Breton, compiled around the year 1915. According to Shears (1986), MacNeil was an officer-piper with the 94th Regiment, Victoria Battalion, organized for home defense during World War I. His unit had the distinction of being the only British Empire unit with over 80% of its officers and enlisted being Gaelic speakers!
Printed sources: David Glen (The Edinburgh Collection, vol. 5), c. 1910. Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection, vol. 1), 1986; p. 49 (pipe setting).