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Mackintosh's Lament 1526
ID JSS0551
Title Mackintosh's Lament 1526
Document Reference Hend inst Gle c
Format 256 x 348 mm
Medium Printed Music sheet
Item Type Printed Collection
Subject Scottish Music, Bagpipe Music, Pibroch
Item Description This piobaireachd [pibroch] is from David Glen's 'A Collection of Ancient Piobaireachd') (see JSS0549). It appears not only in collections of bagpipe music, but in many manuscripts and published versions for violin. It was first published by the Scot James Oswald (1711?-1769) in London in the 1740s. A fine version is in Patrick MacDonald's Collection of Highland Vocal Airs (1784). There, the violin setting is in 'scordatura' tuning, where the strings are retuned so they can resonate, and simulate the bagpipe drones.
Creator David Glen
Editor David Glen
Arranger David Glen
Publisher David Glen, Bagpipe Maker, 8 Greenside Place, Edinburgh
Time Period 1850-1880
Associated Dates: Publication 1880
Relationships JSS0549, JSS0550
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name A Collection of Ancient Piobaireachd or Highland Bagpipe Music

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