Lament For The Death Of The Rev. Archie Beaton


Key:  G

Form:  Reel

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X: 2
P: Lament on the Death of Rev. Archie Beaton
C: J. Mason 1971
S: James Hunter Collection of Scottish Fiddle Tunes
Z: John Erdman <email hidden; JavaScript is required
M: C
%Q: 1/4=58
%P: Slow and pathetic
L: 1/8
K: G
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| G,3 B, D3 D | {Bc}B3 A {F}G3 E | {DE}D2 {F}GB, {A,B,}A,3 B, | {A,}G,6 {C}B,A, |
| G,B,DG Bdga | {ga}b3 a {ga}g3 e | {^c}d2 {ga}ge {^c}d3 B | {B}A6 (Bc) |
| d3 d {de}dc {Bc}BA | {F}G2 B2 D3 G | E2 {d}cA {G}FDCA, | {A,}G,6 z2 |]

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Archie-Beaton

Source (if known): John M. Mason

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Region: Scotland

Notes:The Rev Archie Beaton was minister of Dundonald Parish Church, Ayrshire. A champion of Gaelic culture, he died suddenly while acting as president of An Comunn Gaidhealach at the Stirling Mod in 1971. The air was written by John Mason, a native of the Orkney Islands now practicing law in Troon. He is conductor of the Kilmarnock and Ayr Strathspey and Reel Society, and a well known conductor at Fiddle Rallies.

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