PS 006 – Macintyre’s Salute, or The Hillock of the Carrion Crow

      Fàilte Mhic an t-Saoir

      Meall na Feannaige

Primary Sources

J Exercise of Ludh Sleamhuin J.6v (singling) & J.7r (doubling) – identification uncertain

C1 Mealee Fenaig C1.4: 9
K1 Failte Mhic an t-Saoir / MacIntyres Salute K1.104: 240
KK Failte Mhic An-t-Shaoir / MacIntyres Salute KK.85: 167
JK MacIntyre’s Salute JK.31: 80
SC [Hi anana] Dalla hi orobin dalla SC.28
Angus MacKay, ‘Specimens of Canntareachd’ (c. 1854), no. 28

Notes on Gaelic Titles

Fàilte Mhic an t-Saoir Failte Mhic an t-Saoir / MacIntyres Salute K1; Failte Mhic An-t-Shaoir / MacIntyres Salute KK; MacIntyre’s Salute JK. MacIntyre’s Salute. Called ‘The MacIntyres’ Salute’ in PS Book 11, p. 338, but the Gaelic and English forms in K1 have MacIntyre singular. (So does JK but the apostrophe is not certain owing to mishandling of the manuscript).

Meall na Feannaige Mealee Fenaig C1. The Hillock of the Carrion Crow or Lazy Bed. This interpretation was suggested by Allan MacDonald in 2015:

      Allan MacDonald and Barnaby Brown discuss the Gaelic titles of PS 6

Roderick Cannon (2009), rev. Barnaby Brown 2015

Other Material

2009 William Donaldson: Set Tunes Notes

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