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Old 01-02-2019, 03:55 PM   #8
Skyelark
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Default Re: MacGregor of Rora

From The Caber Feidh Collection (QOH's)


"Macgregor of Rora
The tune comes from an old song of protest at the persecution of the MacGregors and in praise of their unflinching endurance in adversity.
'Mhic Griogair o Ruadhro
ga'm bu dual bhi'n Gleannlion'
(MacGregor of Roro whose right is Glenlyon)


Burns wrote [Scots] words 'roving winds around her blowing' to the tune.


An alternative setting of this tune, arranged as a funeral march, is included in 'Queen's Own Highlanders Standard Settings of Pipe Music'."


That's all I know - nice tune it is too!
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