OT: 5 January 1924 – J.D. Ross Watt “Piobaireachd To the Memory of Capt. Neil MacLeod of Gesto, Skye”



The Oban Times, January 5, 1924

Piobaireachd To the Memory of Capt. Neil MacLeod of Gesto, Skye

Urlar By J.D. Ross Watt

Heaimbotrao uvetru hein hodin heindrin;
Heaimbotrao uvetru hein hodin heaoinhun. Bis

Hundun hodro, heavarla, hein hodin, heindrin;
Hundun hodro, heavarla, hein hodin, heaoinhun,
Hundun hodro, heavarla, hein hodin, heindrin;
Heaimbotrao, uvetru, hein hodin, heaoinhun.

Var. I

Hindin hachin, hechin huchin;
hechin hochin heindrin;
hindin hachin hechin huchin;
hechin hochin, heaoinhun. Bis.

Hundin hochin, hechin hachin;
hechin hochin, heindrin;
hundin hochin, hechin hachin;
hechin hochin, heaoinhun.

Hundin hochin, hechin hachin;
hechin hochin, heindrin;
hundin1 [sic] hachin, hechin huchin;
hechin hochin, heaoinhun.

Pat Mor M.C. vocables

A celebrated Highland gentleman and Piper, who recorded and handed down to posterity the music of the MacCrimmons and the history of that remarkable family.

Therefore this is composed to his memory by J. D. Ross Watt. May, 1916; completed November, 1923.

[Ed. The Variation was published above the Urlar as a separate “article,” but it is clear from the vocables these two belong together as a single composition.]

1.  Should be hindin

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