Mairi's Wedding

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 Theme code Index    5L5L5L6L 1233
 Also known as    Jack Sweeney's (3), Lewis Bridal Song, Mari's Wedding
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    SCOTLAND(Western Isles)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Ralph Sweet
 Book/Manuscript title    The Fifer's Delight
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 75
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1965
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Mairi's Wedding: Annotations


X:1
T:Mairi's Wedding
M:C
L:1/8
R:Scottish Measure
K:G
|:D3E D2E2|G2A2B4|A2G2E2G2|B2A2Bd3|
D3E D2E2|G2A2B3c/B/|A2G2E2C2|D8:|
|:d4 d3e|d2c2B4|A2G2E2G2|B2A2Bd3|
d2Bd2e|d2c2B3c/B/|A2G2E2C2|D8:|]
X: 2
T: Mairi's Wedding
T: Lewis Bridal Song
%C: Words: John Bannerman (1935)
O: Music: Trad Scotland (1909)
R: march
H: The well-known words for this song, and the Scottish Country Dance that goes
H: with it, were written for Mary McNiven, born in 1908, and still alive in 1998.
H: The lyrics were written by Johnny Bannerman for her birthday in 1935, in Gaelic.
H: Her wedding to Captain John Campbell was in 1941.  The tune itself is older.
H: It was published in Marjory Kennedy-Fraser's "Songs of the Hebrides" (1909).
Z: 1998 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
M: C|
L: 1/4
F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/march/LewisBridalSong.abc	 2013-05-26 221200 UT
K: D
f "A"\
[| "D"A>A AB | de f2 | "G"ed Bd | "A7"fe fa \
|  "D"A>A AB | de f2 | "G"ed BG | "A7"A2 A2 |]
"B1"\
[| "D"a>a ab | ag f2 | "G"ed Bd | "A7"fe f<a \
|  "D"a>a ab | ag f2 | "G"ed BG |1 "A7"A2 A2 :|2 "A"AB/c/ d/e/f/g/ |]
"B2"\
[| "D"a>a ab | ag f2 | "G"ed Bd | "A7"fe f<a \
|  "D"A>A AB | de fg | "G"a>f "A7"fe | "D"d2 z2 |]

Mairi's Wedding: Annotations