Hard Is My Fate reel

Also known as Nach Truagh Mo Chàs.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Hard Is My Fate has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Hard Is My Fate
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GA|:B2 D2 D2 B2|BAAG G2 GA|B2 E2 E2 A2|GFED D2 GA|
B2 D2 D2 B2|BAAG G2 GA|B3E F/G/ AA F|1 G6 GA:|2 G6 B,C||
D3B, G3A|BGDB, C2 CB,|A,3B, C3E|EDDC B,2 Bc|
d3B g3f|edcB c2 cd|e3d d3F|G6 B,C|
D3B, G3A|B/A/G/F/ E/D/C/B,/ C2 CB,|A,3B, C3E|EDDC B,2 Bc|
d3B g3f|edcB c2 cd|e3d d3F|G6||
# Added by DaveF .
2
X: 2
T: Hard Is My Fate
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G>A|{GA}B2 D2 D2 B2|(BA)(AG) G2 G>A|{GA}B2 E2 E2 A2|(GF)(ED) D2 (G>A)|
{GA}B2 D2 D2 B2|(BA)(AG) G2 G>A|{GA}B3E {FG}A3F|[B,G]6:|
|:(B,>C)|D3B, G3A|(B/A/)G/F/ (E/D/)C/B,/ C3B,|A,3B, C3D|(DC)(CB,) [G,B,]2 z (B/c/)|
d3B g3a|(b/a/)g/f/ (e/d/)c/B/ c3[Bd]|([ce]3[Bd]) [Bd]3[DF]|[B,G]6:|
# Added by DaveF .

Two comments

Hard Is My Fate, X:2

Transcribed from the first edition of "Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland". Simon Fraser, Edinburgh 1816. Tune #125, page #59

This is in the Public Domain and digital copies are available on the Petrucci Music Library (imslp.org).

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