Foss's Lament

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 Theme code Index    1H653 2511H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Duncan McKercher
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    SCOTLAND(Perth and Kinross)
 Structure    AABCBC
 Editor/Compiler    Duncan McKercher
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Original Strathspeys and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1830
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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Foss's Lament: Annotations



X:1
T:Foss's Lament
C:Duncan McKercher
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:The volume was dedicated to the Highland Society of Scotland
N:”This tune is particularly requested by several Gentleman,
N:to be called, Foss’s Lament.”
N:The title is probably associated with Jospeh Stewart of Foss (1768-1835)
B:Duncan McKercher – A Collection of Original Stathspeys and Reels (Edinburgh, c. 1830, p. 20)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
"Very Slow"A|d>fd B>AB|A>BA F>ED|EF(A/B/) A>FE|D>dd d2:|
|:OA|def/g/ f>ed|e>fa bag|a>ba {g}fed|B>ee e2B|
e/e/ef edB|fef/e/ dBA|=c2B A>Bd|AFD {F}ED||
c|d>Dd BDB|ADA F>ED|EFA/B/ {B}A>FE|Ddd d2O:|

Foss's Lament: Annotations