PS 186 – Murray of Abercairney’s Salute

      Fàilte Obair Chàrnaig

Primary Sources

Murray of Abercairnie’s Salute A.12: 35
KB Failte Obaircharnaig / Abercairney’s Salute KB.31: 76
SC Failte Oborcarnic SC.8
Angus MacKay, ‘Specimens of Canntareachd’ (c. 1854), no. 8

Notes on Gaelic Title

Fàilte Obair Chàrnaig Murray of Abercairnie’s Salute A; Failte Obaircharnaig / Abercairney’s Salute KB; Failte Oborcarnic SC. [Murray of] Abercairney’s Salute. According to A, the composer was Charles MacArthur, and Angus MacKay adds an anecdote which supports this (MacKay Notes, p. 8). Charles is thought to have been born c. 1700.

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Other Material

2007 William Donaldson: Set Tunes Notes

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