My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose / Wild Mountain Thyme / The Rowan Tree
Composed by Traditional Scottish airs arranged for accordion. Arranged by Julia Gordon. World, Folk, European. 4 pages. Published by Julia Gordon (S0.147577).
Item Number: S0.147577
Three Scottish airs arranged for accordion.
Full RH and LH notation, tempo directions and suggested couplers.
Suitable for self-improvers and teaching accordion.
My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose This is a 1794 song in Scots by Robert Burns based on traditional sources. It became popular when Robert Archibald Smith paired it with the tune of Low Down in the Broom in his ‘Scottish Minstrel’ book in 1821. The poet compares his love to a red rose and a sweetly played tune and vows to love his sweetheart till the seas run dry. Also known as A Red, Red Rose.
Wild Mountain Thyme The lyrics are generally attributed to Francis McPeake, a member of a well known musical family in Belfast, but the melody is Scottish. An early variant of the melody collected by Robert Tannahill (1774–1810) appears in Robert Archibald Smith's ‘Scottish Minstrel’ (1821–24) but it has also been linked vicariously to the traditional airs The Braes o' Bowhether and The Three Carls o' Buchanan. It is a love song about love among the heather and the sweetly perfumed, wild mountain thyme. Also know today as Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go and Purple Heather.
The Rowan Tree This song associates the rowan with Scotland and was written by Carolina Oliphant, (Lady Nairn, 1766-1845). It first appeared in R.A. Smith’s Scottish Minstrel in 1822. The tune’s origins are unknown.
About SMP Press
This product was created by a member of SMP Press, our global community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. Our independent musicians have created unique compositions and arrangements for the Sheet Music Plus community, many of which are not available anywhere else.
Click here to see more titles from these independent creators and to learn more about SMP Press.
Please note this product may not be eligible for all sales, promotions or coupons offered through Sheet Music Plus - please check promotional details for specifics.
About Digital Downloads
Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Once you download your digital sheet music, you can view and print it at home, school, or anywhere you want to make music, and you don’t have to be connected to the internet. Just purchase, download and play!
PLEASE NOTE: Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased. You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use (i.e., you may not print or digitally distribute individual copies to friends or students).