Mac Griogair a Ruaro

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 Theme code Index    112 35L5L
 Also known as    Lamentation for Mac Gregor of Roro, MacGregor Aruaro, Macgregor o' Ruari, MacGregor's Lamentation, McGrigor's Lamentation (The), MacGregor of Rora, Yesterday my pretty brown-haired girl was harvesting barley with me
 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    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Dow
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Collection of Ancient Scots Music (A)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1775
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:McGrigor's Lamentation, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Dow - Ancient Scots Music (c. 1775, p. 16) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A>B d2d2|ef {e}d2 (BA)|AB d2d2|ef {e}d2 BA|FA f2f2| a>f {e}f2 T(e>d)|{e}d>B A2 (E>F)|(A/B/A/F/) TE2D2|| AB d2d2|(ef) {e}d2 T(B>A)|A>B d2d2|d>e {de}f2 A2| F>A f2f2|a>f {e}f2 T(e>d)|(f/e/d/B/) A2 (E>F)|(A/B/A/F/) TE2 D2:|]

X:1 T:Mac Griogair a Ruaro T:Lamentation for MacGregor of Roro M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Patrick MacDonald – “Collection of Highland Vocal Airs” (Edinburgh, 1784, No. 88, p. 13) N:MacDonald was Minister of Kilmore in Argyleshire. The volume is N:dedicated to the ‘Gentlemen of the Highland Society in London’. F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A V:1 E>F|A2A2 B>A/B/4|c2{F}E2 E>F|A2A2 B>A/B/4|{AB}c2E2 A,/C/E|c2c2 e>c| {c}B2A2F2|E2 CB,CE|{E}F2 A,2 E>F|A2A2 TB>A/B/4|c2 E2 E>F| A2A2 B>A/B/4|c2 E2 A,/C/E|c2c2 {c}e>c|{c}B2A2 A>F|{F}E2C2 EC|TB,2A,2:| V:2 clef = bass z2|z2C,2D,2|E,4z2|z2C,2D,2|E,4z2|A,6| E,2F,2D,2|A,2A,,4|D,4z2|CA,CA,DA,|EA,C,A,D,A,| CA,CA,DA,|EA,CA, z2|A,,E,A,,E,G,,E,|F,,2F,2D,2|C,2A,2A,2|E,2A,,2:|

X:1 T:MacGregor Aruaro M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 37, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A>B|d2d2 Te2 {de}|f2 A2 A>B|d2d2 e2|f2A2 D/F/A| f2f2 a>f|fe d2 cB|A2 F>EF>A|B2 D2 AB|d2d2Te2| f2A2 D/F/A|f2f2 a>f|e2d2 dB|A2F2 A>F|E2 D2 D/F/A| f2f2 af|e2d2 cB|A2 FA G/F/E/D/|TE2 D2 z2||

X:1 T:Macgregor of Rauri's Lament M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 203) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A>B|d2d2 f/e/d/e/|f2 A2 A>B|d2d2 f/e/d/e/|f2 A2 Ad| {d}f2 f2 a>f|e2d2 dB|d2 F>E F>A|B2D2 AB| d2d2 f/e/d/e/|f2A2 A>B|d2d2 f/e/d/e/|f2A2A2| f2f2 a>f|e2d2 dB|A2F2 AF|E2D2||

X: 1 T: LAMENT FOR MACGREGOR OF RURO O: Gaelic air. Q: "Very slow." %R: air B: W. Hamilton "Universal Tune-Book" Vol. 2 Glasgow 1846 p.174 #3 S: Z: 2016 John Chambers <> M: 3/4 L: 1/16 F: K: A % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E3F |\ A4 A4 B2(AB) | (c4 E2)z2 E3F |A4 A4 {c}B2(AB) | (c4 E4) (A,C)E2 | c4 c4 e3c | B4 A4 F4 |(E4 C4) E3C | B,4 A,4 |] % - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

X:2 T:Macgregor o' Ruari M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:Morison - Highland Airs and Quicksteps, vol. 2 (c. 1882) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A EF | A2A2 BA/B/ | c2E2 EE | A2A2 BA/B/ | c2E2 A,/>C/E | c2c2 e>c | {c}B2A2E2 | E2 CB,CE | {E}F2A,2 EF | A2A2 BA/B/ | c2E2 EF | A2A B{c/B/}A/B/ | c2E2 A,/C/E | c2c2 ec | {c}B2A2 AF | {F}E2C2 EC | (B,2A,2) ||

X:3 T:Lamentation for Mac Gregor of Roro T:Mac Griogair a Ruaro M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:80 S:MacDonald - Skye Collection (1887) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E>F|A2 A2 BA/B/|(c2E) z E>F|A2 ~A2 {c}B(A/B/)|(c2E2) (A,/C/E)| c2 ~c2 e>c|B2A2F2|E2 C>B,CE|F2 A,z E>F| A2A2 BA/B/|(c2E2) ~E>F|A2A2 BA/B/|c2 E2 (A,/C/E/A/)| c2 ~c2 {c}e>c|{c}B2 A2 A>F|(E2C2) E>C|B,2 A,2||