The Braes Of Killiecrankie barndance

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X: 1
T: The Braes Of Killiecrankie
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
de |: f2f2 f2ed | g2g2 g2fe | f2f2 f2ed | f2a2 a2de |
f2f2 f2ed | g2g2 g2fe | fgaf e3d |1 B2d2 dAde :|2 B2d2 d2fg |]
|: a2A2 A2B=c | d=cBA G2fg | a2A2 a2A2 | B2d2 d2fg |
a2A2 A2B=c | d=cBA G2g2 | fgaf e3d |1 B2d2 d2fg :|2 B2d2 dAde |]
# Added by jakep .

Two comments

The Braes Of Killiecrankie

I learnt this from the playing of Jimmy Shand Jr, who plays it first as an air, then a sort of march/strathspey. It sounds like a very old tune, and I think it may also be the tune to a hymn.

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Whaur hae ye bin sae braw lad? Whaur hae ye bin sae brankie o?
Aye, it will be fairly old, since the battle was fought in 1689.
This must be one of the most commonly sung songs in Scotland, though to a slightly less box ‘n fiddle variation of the tune.