McLauchlane’s Scots Measure march

Also known as The Inverness Scots Measure.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

McLauchlane's Scots Measure has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: McLauchlane's Scots Measure
R: march
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FE|:D3F E>D E<F|A2E2 E2FE|D3F E>D E<F|F4 d3e|
f>e d<f e>d B<e|d>B A<FE3F|DEFG ABdA|1 F2D2 D2FE:|2 F2D2 D2fe||
|:d2a2 f>g a<f|b2e2 e2fe|d2a2 f>g a>b|a<g f<e d3e|
f>e d<f e>d B<e|d>B A<FE3F|DEFG AbDA|1 F2D2 D2fe:|2 F2D2 D2FE||

Three comments

Re: McLauchlane’s Scots Measure

Traditional Tune Archive credits the earliest instance of a similar tune to Alexander McGlashan’s Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1781, p. 12). You can find a copy of it at


Re: McLauchlane’s Scots Measure

Just being pedantic, McGlashan spelt it MacLachlane.