|: DE | F2A2 Bc | d3 e f2 | A2 BA GF | (F2E2) DE | F2A2 Bc |
d3/c/ de f2 |1 AB A/F3/ E3/D/ | D4 :|2 A2 gf ed | d4 ||
|: de | f4 gf ed | c2 ec BA | B3/c/ dB AF | (F2E2) DE |
F2A2 Bc | d3/c/ de f2 |1 AB A/F3/ E3/D/ | D4 :|2 A2 gf ed | d4 |]
This is a pretty Scottish air. It has both a folk sound and an eighteenth-century sound to it, and appears in many versions (both instrumental and vocal). I first discovered it while cataloging it in a musical commonplace book at Harvard’s musical special collections library (from around 1790-1810).
Re: The Yellow Haired Laddie
I remember the late great Tony Cuffe playing this on clarsach - here it is on "Youtube".