OT: 27 January 1917 – Simon Fraser “MacKinnon Music”



The Oban Times, 27 January, 1917

MacKinnon Music

No. 6 Verner Street, South Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Sir,–I have just received the copies of “The Oban Times” with the tune and letters from “Clansman” and “Pipe Major.” If those gentlemen will send me their names and addresses I will do my best for them in respect to MacKinnon music.–I am, etc.,

Simon Fraser

MacKinnon’s Lament

Below is the Urlar of MacKinnon of MacKinnon’s Lament by Charles MacArthur:–

I hien bietrie hio dra, hien o dro hiaradin,
hio dra hien bietrie, hien hin hioenin,
hien bietrie hio dra, hien o dro hiaradin,
hio dra hien bietrie, hiororo hiororo,
hio dra hien bietrie, hien hin hioenin,
hien beitrie hio dra, hien o dro hiaradin,
hio dra hien bietrie, hiororo hiororo,
hien hin hioenin, hieririne hieririne.
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