PS 282 – The King’s Taxes

      Màl an Rìgh

Primary Sources

K1 Mal an Righ / The Kings [incomplete]. Index: The Kings Tribute K1.93: 215
KK Mal an Righ / The Kings Taxes KK.66: 129

Notes on Gaelic Title

Màl an Rìgh Mal an Righ / The Kings… K1 (title left incomplete); The Kings Tribute K1; Mal an Righ / The Kings Taxes KK. The King’s Taxes. Normally màl is ‘rent’ while ‘tax’ is cìs. Angus MacKay’s attempts at translation probably reflect uncertainty (he got the tune not from his father but from another informant, Ranald MacDougall).

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Archive Recording

1961 Pipe Major John D Burgess MBE

Other Material

William Donaldson’s Set Tunes Notes (2008)

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