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Title:

Highland Watch, The

Tune:``8D/`bBG8.G6A/8bBG8.G``6D/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``8C/`bAF8.F6G/8bAF8.F``6C/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bBE
Time Signature:2/4
Length (no. of bars):24
Verses and lines:3 x 8
Bibliographic references: Morine, C. H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.202, [1865]
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel II, p.28 [1821]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Vol V, p.205, [1818]
Related names: Morine, C. H. (Charles Harland), 1828-1879.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: Culloden Muir
First words: Culloden Muir, Culloden field
References: Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel II, p.28 [1821] ;

Song title: I Shall Return Again
First words: I would not have thee dry the tear
References: Morine, C. H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.202, [1865] ;

Song title: The Highland Watch
First words: Old Scotia, wake thy mountain strain
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Vol V, p.205, [1818] ; Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Vol V, p.205, [1818] ;

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