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Title:

Highland Lamentation

Tune:`4F/2bB``8.D6C/`2bB``8.D6C/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``4C/2F8.A6G/2F8.A6G/
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Key signature:bBE
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):32
Verses and lines:4 x 8
Bibliographic references: Dale, J. Collection II, p.85 [1795]
Johnson, J. Scots M.M. II, p.186, no.178 [1788]
Napier, W. Selection II, p.72 [1792]
Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.50 [1824]
Stewart, N. Coll. Of Scots Songs, p.25 [c.1780]
Related names: Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Versions:

Song title: Highland Lamentation
First words: Amidst a rosy bank of flowers
References: Stewart, N. Coll. Of Scots Songs, p.25 [c.1780] ; Napier, W. Selection II, p.72 [1792] ; Dale, J. Collection II, p.85 [1795] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M. II, p.186, no.178 [1788] ;

Song title: The Home of my Fathers
First words: Subdued by misfortunes and bow'd down with pain
References: Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.50 [1824] ;

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