The Low Highland strathspey

Also known as The Low Fling, The Low Highland Fling.

There are 11 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Duncan Davidson’s (a few times) and The Wild Irishman (a few times).

The Low Highland has been added to 59 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Low Highland
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
A,2 A,2 EA,B,A,|G,B,DG D<G, B,G,|
A,2 A,2 EA,B,A,|G,A, (3B,A,G, A,2 G,B,|
A,2 A,2 EA,B,A,|G,B,DG D<G, B,G,|
A,2 A,2 EA,B,A,|G,A, (3B,A,G, A,2 G,B,|
A,bag edef|g2 g2 dgBG|
Abag edef|(3gfe dB (3ABA ^GB|
Abag edef|g2 g2 dgfg|
(3agf ge dBAF|(3GFE DB, A,2 G,B,|
# Added by errik .
X: 2
T: The Low Highland
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
A,A, (B,/A,/G,/A,/) ED (B,/C/B,/A,/)|G,A,B,G DG,B,G,|A,A, (B,/A,/G,/A,/) ED (B,/C/B,/A,/)|1G,A,B,G, (3A,B,A, G,B,:|2 G,A,B,G, (3A,B,A, G,D||
Abag e^def|gg{a}g{f}g dgBG|Abag e^def|gdBG (3ABA ^GB|
Abag e^def|gg{a}g{f}g dgfg|(3agf (3gfe fdAF|GEDB, (3A,B,A, G,2B,|]

Three comments

This is a really great tune, with a really raw feeling in the A part. Kind of makes me imagine dancing in the highlands… haha

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Any relation to the "Highlander’s Farewell (to Ireland)" / "The Highland Watch’s Farewell to Ireland" ?