Clachan (The)

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 Theme code Index    53H64H 53H72H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 72, p. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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CLACHAN, THE. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning. AABB'. A clachan is a small village containing a church. Although the term can be used generically, there exists a small village called Clachan in Kintyre, Scotland, anciently the sear of Clan Alasdair.

Printed source: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 4; No. 72, p. 10.

T:Clachan, The
S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 72   (c. 1880's)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
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