MacPherson's Lament

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search



MacPherson's Lament  Click on the tune title to see or modify MacPherson's Lament's annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:MacPherson's Lament
Query the Archive
 Theme code Index    1122 17L6L5L
 Also known as    Antarctic Ice, Macpherson's Rant, Macpherson's Farewell, McFarsance's Testament, MacFoset's Farewell, MacFossett's Farewell, Freebooter (The), McPherson's Farewell, Sawny's Farewell
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    The Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 50
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1735
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:MacForset's Farewell M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F C|F>GF>A G/G/G GA|F>GE>A D2 C2|F>GF>A G/G/G GA|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C3:| |:c|F/F/F cA dGGA|F/F/F cE D2 Cc|F/F/F cA dGGA|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C3:| |:c|AFBG cAdB|FD BD E>DC>c|AFBG cAdB|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C3:|]

X:2 T:Mac Fosset's Farewell T:MacPherson's Farewell M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1745, p. 57) N:Published in London in several volumes and editions 1731-c. 1745 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F C|F>GF>A G/G/G GA|F>GF>A D2C2|F>GF>A G/G/G GA|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C2:| |:c|F/F/F cF dGGA|F/F/F cF D2 Cc|F/F/F cA dGGA|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C2:| |:c|AFBG cAdB|FDBE E>DC>c|AF BG cA dB|FE/F/ G/F/E/D/ C3:|]

X:1 T:McPherson’s Farewell M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" N:”End with the slow part.” B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 10 (1760, p. ) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G E|G>AGB|AGAB|G>AF>G E2 E(D/E/)|G>AGB|TAGAB| GG A/G/F/E/|D2D::g/e/|dG (B/c/)(d/B/)|fA A(g/e/)|dG d/B/A/G/| E2 Eg/e/|dG (B/c/)(d/B/)|(g/e/)(d/B/) AB|GG A/G/F/E/|D2 D:| |:d/e/|g>a g(3g/a/b/|agab|g/b/a/g/ f/a/g/f/|(e2 e)(3d/e/f|g>agb| Tagab|gg a/g/f/e/|d2d::(g/e/)|(d/B/) G2 (A/B/)|d(B/A/) A(g/e/)| d>B TA/G/A/B/|E2 E(g/e/)|d/(B/A/G/) d/(B/A/G/)|g/(e/d/B/) AB|GG (A/G/)(F/E/)|D2!fermata!D:| M:C L:1/8 "Brisk"E|G>AGB A/A/A AB|GAGd E/E/E E2|G>AGB AGAB|GAFE D/D/D D:| |:g|dG (/c/d/B/) eAAg|dG (B/c/d/B/) eEEg|dG (B/c/d/B/) (e/d/c/B/) AB| GAFE D/D/D D::f|g>agb a/a/a ab|g>af>g e/e/e ef|g>agb a/a/a ab| gafe d/d/d d::g|BGdB ecAg|dBdB eGEg|BGdB e/d/c/B/ AB|GAFE D/D/D D:|]

X:3 T:McPherson's farewell M:C L:1/8 Q:"Lively" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book III, p. 92 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (D/4E/4F/) | G>AGB T(A/G/A/)B/ A(G/F/) | (G/B/A/)G/ (F/A/G/)F/ T(E2 E)D/E/ | G>AGB T(A/G/A/)B/ A(G/F/) | G(F/E/) (A/F/)(G/E/) (D2D) :: T(f/e/) | dGeG c>BAT(g/e/) | dGeG (E2 E)(Tf/e/) | dG e/f/g/B/ Tc>BAB | GF/E/ A/F/G/E/ (D2D) :: (d/4e/4f/) | g>agb (Ta/g/a/)b/ a(Tg/f/) | (g/b/a/g/) (f/a/g/f/) (Te2 d)(d/4/e/4f/) | g>agb (Ta/g/a/)b/ a(g/f/) | g(f/e/) (a/f/)(g/e/) (d2d) :: (Tf/e/) | (d/G/)(e/G/) (d/G/)(e/G/) c>B A(Tf/e/) | (d/G/)(e/G/) (f/G/)(g/G/) (E2 E)(Tf/e/) | d/(g/Tf/e/) (d/c/B/)d/ (c/B/A/)c/ (B/A/)(G/F/) | (G/F/G/)E/ A/F/G/E/ (D2D) :|]

X:4 T:MacPherson's Lament L:1/8 M:C S:Gow - 1st Repository (1799) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F (C/D/E)|F3G F2A2|GFGA {A}G2FE|F3G (AG)(FE)|{E}D4 D2 (C/D/E)| F3G F2A2|{A}G>FGA {A}G2FE|F2 ED (GE)(FD)|C4 C2:| |:d2|c2F2c2d2|c3A (GA)Bd|c2F2(c2d2)|D4 ~D2d2| c2F2c3A|{A}c3A (GB)AG|F2 ED (GE)(FD)|C4 C2:| |:(c/d/e)|f3g f2a2|{a}gfga {a}g2 fe|f3g (ag)fe|d4 d2 (c/d/e)| f3g f2a2|{a}gfga {a}g2fe|f2 ed (ge)(fd)|c4c2:| |:a>g|f2F2 (BA)(GF)|{AB}c2 F2F2 a>g|f2 F2 (c2d2)|D4 ~D2 a>g| f>F (F2 {EF}A>)F (F2{EF})|{=B}c3A G2A2|F2 EF (GF)(ED)|C4 C2:|]

X:1 T:Pipe March (Macpherson) T:Short Pipe March M:C L:1/8 R:Pipe March B:Celtic Melodies, Being a Collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, B:Pipe-Reels, and Cainntearachd, vol. 1 (Edinburgh, c. 1830, No. 47, p. 27) N:"Selected and Arranged by a Highlander." The editors have been N:identified as Finlay Dunn and George Farquhar Graham Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmix B|d>Ad>f e>de>f|d<A {Ad}f>d {d}B3c|d>Adf e>de>f|d>e{e}d>B A3B| d>Ad>e Te>de>f|d<A {Ad}f>d {d}B3c|d>Ad>f Te>de>f|de{e}dB A3|| f|a>da>f Te>de<f|a>da>d B3f|adaf Te>def|dedB A3f| a>da>f e>de>f|a>da>d B3f|a>da>f e>de>f|dedTB A3||

X:1 T:Macpherson's Farewell M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Andante" S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, p. 39) N:Rook was a multi-instrumentalist from Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G>AGB A>B B/A/G/F/|GE A/G/F/E/ D3 D/E/|G>AGB A>B B/A/G/F/| GF/G/ A/G/F/E/ D3:||:e|dG B/c/d/B/ eAAe|dG B/c/d/B/ !fermata!E3 {cd}e| dG B/c/d/B/ e/d/c/B/ A/c/B/A/|GF/G/ A/G/F/E/ D3:|]

⧼⧽