The gaelic translation is “They stole my wfe last night”.
“Ghoid Iad Mo Bhean Uam An Raoir” how do you pronounce that?
This comes from the Patrick MacDonald collection.
Hey, Sam. I was just thinking about posting a different version of this melody. Scots piper Finaly MacDonald recorded it as a nameless waulking song on the flute with fiddler Iain MacFarlane. I might misremember, but it’s something like this:
Without too much fuss, keeping it basic, here it is with a decidedly highland fling swing t o it, including a second ending. To avoid disappearing notation I’ve used the asterisk ( * ) in place of the ‘lesser than’ sing to show the ‘snaps’ flamin fiddler notated: