Merry Maid's Wedding

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 Theme code Index    5152 517bL2
 Also known as    Breach of Killiecranky (The), Four and Twenty Highlandmen (1), Haughs of Cromdale (The), Lord Kingarth, Oyster Wives Rant (The), Spilling of the Kail (The), Sud mar chaidh an càl a dholidh
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Strathspey Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 31
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c.1780/81
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Merry Maid's Wedding M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:McGlashan - Strathspey Reels (c. 1780/81) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix f|eA A/A/A e>dB>d|eAA>B G>AB>d|eA A/A/A e>dB>d|egdB A2 A:| g|edeg a>bag|e>gdB e>gdB|ede>g a>bag|egdB A2 Ag| edeg a>bag|e>gdB e>gdB|e>deg a>bag|edgB A2 A2||

X:1 T:Islay Pipe Reel, An T:AKA - Merry Maid's Wedding M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Celtic Melodies, Being a Collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, B:Pipe-Reels, and Cainntearachd, vol. 1 (Edinburgh, c. 1830, No. 11, p. 6) 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:Ador a|e<A-A2 edBd|eAea BGBg|e<A-A2 edBd|efge A2 Aa| e<A-A2 edBd|eAea BGBg|e<A-A2 edBd|efge A2 Aa|| e>de>f gage|dBgB BGG<g|e>de.f gage|dBgB A3a| e>de>f gage|dBgB BGG<g|e>de>f gage|dBgB A3||

X:1 T:Sud mar chaidh an càl a dholidh T:Spilling of the Kail, The T:Merry Maids Wedding M:C L:1/16 R:Strathspey B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 31) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix a2|e2A2AA3 e3dBd3|e2A2A2B2 G3ABd3|e2A2AA3 e3dBa3|(3g2f2e2 g3B AA3A2:| |:B2|G3Bg3a (3g2f2e2 g4|Bd3d3e e2d2Bd3|e3d (3e2f2g2 a3da2g2|(3e2f2g2 d3B B3AA2:||