Hebridean fairy's love lilt (tha min sgith or tha mi sgith)

$9.04 Traditional Scottish David Warin Solomons

Instruments: Guitare, Alto
Armure: La mineur
Genres: Néoclassique, Traditionnel, Folk
Publié par: dwsolo
Date de publication: 07/01/2020
Nombre de pages: 4
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Instruments Guitare, Alto
Armure La mineur
Genres Néoclassique, Traditionnel, Folk
Date de publication 07/01/2020
Publié par dwsolo
Nombre de pages 4
Prix $9.04
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Old and still popular folk song, also known as Hebridean fairy's love lilt.

The music is arranged here for alto or baritone voice and guitar, and I have given the melody to the guitar at one point, allowing the voice to provide a counter melody.

(The song can also be sung by a man since the legend is that it was a male fairy who fell in love with a young lady)

The original Gaelic words are anonymous (traditional)

The wording in Lowlands Scots is by James Hogg (from his Ettrick Shepherd).

The video is a live performance by David W Solomons (using the James Hogg Lowland Scots version of the words).