Four and Twenty Highlandmen (2)

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 Theme code Index    1353 27b27bL
 Also known as    Lees of Luncarty (The), Tartan (The), When You Go to the Hill Take Your Gun, Tartan (The), Uair a theid thu thun a mhunaidh (An)
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 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander Mackay
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Slow Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 23-24
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1822
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Four and Twenty Highlandmen [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Alexander Mackay – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Slow Tunes… B:Chiefly composed by Alexander Mackay, Musician Islay (c. 1822, pp. 23-24) 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 K:A a|A/A/A (cA) eAcA|B=ggd BGGB|A/A/A (cA) eAcA |Beed cAA:| g|(ae)ca eaca|B=ggd BGGg|(ae)ca eaca|Beed cBAg| (ae)ca eaca|B=ggd BGGg|afge fdec|dBe>d cAA||

X:1 T:Four and Twenty Highlandmen [2] T:Uair a theid thu thun a mhunaidh, An M:C| L:1/8 R:Pipe Reel B:Angus Mackay - "Piper's Assistant" (1854, No. 55, p. 29) N:Angus Mackay was "piper to Her Majesty" (Queen Victoria) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix e|AAcA dBcA|BBgd BGGe|AAcA dBcA|BBed cAA:| g|aeca eacg|Bggd BGGg|aeca eacg|Beed cAAg| aeca eacg|Bggd BGGg|afge fdec|dBed cAA||

X:1 T:Four and Twenty Highlandmen [2] T:When you go to the Hill M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Glen - David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music Book 14 (c. 1892, No. 10, p. 6) N:Glen also published a strathspey version of the tune as "When You Go to the Hill Take Your Gun," N:in Book 1 of his multi-volume collection (1876). Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix e|A<AcA dBcA|B<Bgd BGG>B|A<AcA dBcA|Baed cAA:| g|aeef geae|gedc BGG>g|aeef geae|gaea cAAg| aeef geae|gedc BGG>B|A<AcA dBcA|Baed cAA||