Strathspey ID’s

Strathspey ID’s

I have liked this set for quite awhile. I might be reading it wrong, but it sounds like there is one slow air followed by three strathspeys, but the track name appears as though there are only three tunes listed. It’s possible that I could be missing something because the Voice-Over screenreader I use isn’t best with accents. I’m a particular fan of the fourth tune (and what seems to me the third strathspey).
https://youtu.be/zKQOHXgnQlw

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The titles accompanying the video are rubbish.
The opening air, by Scott Skinner, is "Bovaglie’s Plaid".
The first strathspey has Gaelic words to it, recorded by "Capercaillie" in their early days. I’m have a feeling that Dundalk fiddler Gerry O’Connor recorded it too. I could find it, but I’m sure someone else will know it.
The second one is a very unusual setting - to me anyway - of "Louden’s Bonnie Woods and Braes". Don’t know where that 2nd part came from.
I have heard the third played on piano on a cassette tape made for dancers, but there wasn’t an insert, so someone else will have to help with that.

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I know the second tune as "Donal Dubh" .
The third is "The Marquis of Huntly’s Highland Fling" with an odd B-part.
The fourth is "Cropie’s Strathspey" or "Mr Douglas Of Springwood Park".

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The first strathspey is Iomadh Rud tha Dhìth Orm.

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Sometimes also called "Mor a’Cheannaich". - Actually here, https://thesession.org/tunes/2679, and also sometimes called Domhnall Dubh as Nigel says above. Gaelic tunes/songs often have multiple names.

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Great, thanks everyone!