PS 265 – Lament for Captain Donald MacKenzie

      Cumha Chaiptean Mhic Coinnich

Primary Sources

K1 Cumha Chaiptean Mac Coinnich / Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament K1.12: 30
KK Cumha Chaiptean Mhic Coinnich / Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament KK.38: 69
JK Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament JK.22: 57
SC Hi anana he i hi aradla ha SC.24
Angus MacKay, ‘Specimens of Canntareachd’ (c. 1854), no. 24

Notes on Gaelic Title

Cumha Chaiptean Mhic Coinnich Cumha Chaiptean Mac Coinnich / Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament K1; K1 index has Daniel for Donald and Mhic for Mac; Cumha Chaiptean Mhic Coinnich / Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament KK; Captain Donald MacKenzie’s Lament JK. Lament for Captain [Donald] MacKenzie. Composed by John MacKay, father of Angus (K1, KK) and dated to 1826 (PS Book 15, p. 507). Daniel was a fairly common substitution for Donald. Mac Coinnich here is a modern-style surname.

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Other Material

2001 William Donaldson: Set Tunes Notes

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