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 Theme code Index    3333 3211
 Also known as    Cumha Mhic a h-Arasaig, McIntosh's Lament
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 10
 Tune and/or Page number    p;. 18-19
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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MacIntosh's Lament: Annotations


X:1
T:MacIntosh's Lament
M:C
L:1/8
R:Air
N:"Slow"
B:Gow - Sixth Collection of Strathspey Reels (1822)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
c2 c>c c2c2|c2 B>A A4|B2 AB c2c2|{d}c2 B>A F4|
A2 E>F A2A2|A2 F>E E4|F2 E>F A3c|{c}B2 A>F4|
A2 A>B c2c2|c2 B>A A4|{c}B2 A>F F4|A2 F>E E4|
F2 E>C C2 E2|A,6 AB|c2 e>c TB2A|[C8E8A8||
"variation 1st"c2 (3ABA c2 (3ABA|c2 (3ABA c2 (3ABA|B2 (3ABA c2 (3ABA|B2 (3FGF B2 (3FGF|
A2 (3EFE A2 (3EFE|A2 (3EFE A2 (3EFE|F2 (3EFE A2 (3EFE|B2 (3FGF B2 (3FGF|
A2 (3ABA B2 (3BcB|c2 (3cdc A2 (3ABA|B2 (3BcB F2 (3FGF|A2 (3ABA E2 (3EFE|
F2 (3FGF CC E2|A,6 AB|c2 ec TB3A|[C8E8G8]||
M:6/8
L:1/8
"variation 2nd"c2 A c2A|c2A c2A|B2A c2A|B2F B2F|A2E A2E|
A2E A2E|F2E A2E|B2E B2E|A2~(A B2)B|
c2(c A2)(A|B2)(B F2)(F|A2)(A E2)(E|F2)(F C2)E|
A3 z2 A/B/|c>dc TB2A|[C3E3A3]||
"variation 3rd"AB|.c<(cA) .c>(cA) .c<(cA) .c<(cA)|.B<(BA) .c<(cA) .B<(BF) .B<(BF)|.A<(AE) .A<(AE) .A<(AE) .A<(AE)|
.F<(FE) .A<(AE) .B<(BF) .B<(BF)|AAA BBB ccc AAA|BBB FFF AAA EEE|
FFF C>E A,2 AB|.c<(c>A) TB4 A2|A4||
M:3/4
L:1/8
"variation 4th"c2 A>B c2|c2 B>A A2|B2 A>B c2|{c}B2 A>F F2|
A2 E>F A2|A2 F>E E2|F2 EF A>c|{c}B2 A>F F2|
A2 A>B c2|{d}c2 TB>A A2|{c}B2 A>F F2|{G}A2 F>E E2|
F2 E>C C>E|A,4 AB|cc TB3A| [C4E3A4]|| 
X:1
T:Mackintosh’s Lament
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”This Highland Tune was here put down, as a specimen of this 
N:kind of music, it differs from a set, formerly printed, in a 
N:Valuable Collection.”
N:Scordatura tuning AEAc#
B:Robert Riddell – Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes (1794, pp. 32-33)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:A
"Adagio"[G,Dc]cc Tc3|GGG TG3|[G,DB]BB TB3|BEE TE3|
[G,Dc]cc Tc3|BAB Tc3|TBEE TE3|GDD TD3|
G,2E A/B/cA|TB3A3:||:Tc2A Tc2A|Tc2A Tc2A|TB2A Tc2A|
TB2A TE2D|G2D G2D|G2D G2D|Tc2A Tc2A|Tc2A Tc2A|
TB2A Tc2A|TB2A TE2D|Tc2A Tc2A|TB2A TE2D|TG2D TB,2G,|
TA,3G,2::Tc2A A/B/cA|Tc2A A/B/cA|T2A A/B/cA|TB2ATE2D|
TBA/B/cA|TB2AE2D |TG2D D/E/F/G/D|TG2D D/E/F/G/D|
Tc2A A/B/cA|c2AA/B/cA|TB2A A/B/cA|TB2A E2D|
Tc2A A/B/cA|TB2A TE2D|G2D D/E/F/G/D|A,3G,3:|
[G3D3c3e3][G3D3c3e3]|[G3D3c3e3][G3D3c3e3]|[G3D3B3][G,3D3B3]|[G,3D3B3][G,3D3B3]|
[G3D3c3e3][G3D3c3e3]|[G3D3c3e3][G3D3c3e3]|[G3D3B3][G,3D3B3]|[G,3D3B3][G,3D3B3]|
[G,3G3]B,2D|EDC B,A,G,|CDE B,CD|TA,3 G,3:|
g2A a2A|g2A c2A|g2A a2A|g2A c2A|
E>(Bc/B/) E>(Bc/B/)|D>(Ac/A/) D(Ac/A/)|C>EG/E/ B,>DG/D/|TA,3G,3:|
|:D<Ac/A/ D>Ac/A/|D>Ac/A/ D>Ac/A/|E>B/c/B/ E>Bc/B/|E>Bc/B/ E>Bc/B/|
D>Ac/A/ D>Ac/A/|E>Bc/B/ E>Bc/B/|C>EG/E/ B,>DG/D/|TA,3G,3:|
M:12/8
L:1/8
gAA aAA gAATcAA|gAA aAA gAA TcAA|
Ecc A,cc G,cc G,cc|Ecc A,cc G,cc G,cc|
ECC CEG DB,B, B,DG|CEG B,DG TA,3G,3:|
M:6/8
L:1/8
Ed/d/d/d/ Dd/d/d/d/|Ed/d/d/d/ Dd/d/d/d/|Ed/d/d/d/ Dd/d/d/d/|EC/C/C/C/ CE/E/G/E/|
DB,/B,/B,/B,/ B,D/D/G/D/|CE/E/G/E/ B,D/D/G/D/|TA3 G,3:|
gA/A/A/A/ aA/A/A/A/|gA/A/A/A/ cA/A/A/A/|gA/A/A/A/ aA/A/A/A/|gA/A/A/A/ cA/A/A/A/|
Ec/c/c/c/ Ec/c/c/c/|Dc/c/c/c/ Dc/c/c/c/|EC/C/C/C/ CE/E/G/E/|CE/E/G/E/ CE/E/G/E/|
DB,/B,/B,/B,/ B,D/D/G/D/|B,D/D/G/D/ B,D/D/G/D/|CE/E/G/E/ B,D/D/G/D/|TA3G,3:|
M:C
L:1/8
T(c>A)T(c>A) T(c>A) T(c>A)|T(B>A)T(c>A) T(B>A) T(E>D)|T(c>A)T(c>A) T(B>A)T(E>D)|TGDB,G, TA,2G,||
"Slow and Plaintive, as it represents the death of the Chieftan"cc/4B/4A/B/c/ cc/4B/4A/B/c/|cc/4B/4A/B/c/ cc/4B/4A/E/A/|cc/4B/4A/B/c/ cc/4B/4A/B/c/| 
cc/4B/4A/B/c/ cc/4B/4A/E/A/|cc/4B/4A/B/c/ cc/4B/4A/B/c/|AE/4E/4D/E/A/ AA/4E/4E/D/E/||
cc/4B/4A/B/c/B/ cc/4B/4A/B/c/B/|cc/4B/4A/B/c/B/ cc/4B/4A/E/A/E/|
AE/4E/4C/E/A/E/ AE/4E/4C/E/A/E/|CC/4C/4E/C/E/C/ B,B,/4B,/4G/B,/G/B,/|TA3 G,3||
M:12/8
L:1/8
Dcc Dcc Dcc Dcc|EBB EBB EBB EBB|
Dcc Dcc Dcc Dcc|CEA B,DG A,3G,3:|
|:Dc/c/c Dc/c/c Dc/c/c Dc/c/c|EB/B/B EB/B/B EB/B/B EB/B/B|
Dc/c/c Dc/c/c EB/B/B EB/B/B|CE/E/A B,D/D/G TA,3 G,3:|
|:B,G,G, B,G,G, B,G,G, B,G,G,|BAA EAA BAA EAA|
B,G,G, B,G,G, B,G,G, B,G,G,|GEE GDD GEE GDD|EAA eAATB3A3||

MacIntosh's Lament: Annotations