Annie Laurie / Ca' The Yewes / Dream Angus / Huntingtower
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by Julia Gordon. World, Folk, European, Celtic. 4 pages. Published by Julia Gordon (S0.168473).
Item Number: S0.168473
Four Scottish airs arranged for accordion.
Full RH and LH notation, tempo directions and suggested couplers.
Suitable for self-improvers and teaching accordion.
Annie Laurie Thelyrics are said to have been written by William Douglas (c.1672-1748) of Dumfries andGalloway, about his romance with Annie Laurie (1682-1764), youngestdaughter of Robert Laurie,who became first baronet of Maxwelltonin 1685. The words were later amended byLady John Scott (1810-1900) and a melody added by Alicia Scott c.1834. The song was a favourite with Scottishsoldiers during the Crimean War. The song is also known as ‘Maxwellton Braes’.
Ca’ The Yewes There are anumber of versions of this song by Robert Burns (1759-1796) and a number ofvariants of the title. It was firstpublished in the ‘Scots Musical Museum’in 1790, although he adapted it from an older song attributed to Isobel‘Tibbie’ Pagan (c.1741-1821) and claimed only the second and last verse as hisown.
Dream Angus This wellknown Celtic lullaby tells the story of Dream Angus, born of the water spiritBoann and the powerful god Dagda of Irish-Scottish mythology. The legend has it that Dream Angus comes toyou at night and bestows dreams. Adoredby all, Dream Angus is fated to love only the beautiful Caer, swan maiden ofhis own dreams.
Huntingtower Thisballad is also known as The Duke of Athol,The Duke of Athol's Courtship and When Ye Gang Awa, Jamie. It appeared in George Kinloch's ‘Ancient Scottish Ballads’ (1827). It is a dialogue song between twolovers. She is broken-hearted when herlover reveals to her that he already has a wife and three childrenoverseas. He then relents and promisesto marry her and share all that he has with her, including Blair Atholl, Dunkeldand Huntingtower.
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