(fwd) Auld Lang Syne, the original tune (fwd)

Carol J. Cannon cjcannon at neuheim.ucdavis.edu
Wed Dec 6 16:40:17 PST 1995

    Gee--Look what I found--good luck interpreting it... Gra/inne

From: Craig Cockburn <craig at scot.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 95 21:59:34 GMT
Organization: Mo dhachaidh, Edinburgh
     The second part of this note is a short midi file of Auld Lang Syne
(verse first then chorus). This is the original tune to which Burns
wrote the words to Auld Lang Syne. His publisher didn't like the tune
much so got Burns to put the words to the tune which most people use.
However, thanks to Sileas and The Cast (two Edinburgh based bands who
have recorded this version) and others, the original version is now
being sung/played more often and is becoming almost as usual as the
more popular version, at least at Edinburgh ceilidhs. I did post the
music to this version to news in July 94 but have since noticed a few
mistakes in that version - now I've had a chance to hear this one, I
know it's right! Sorry, but my newsreader doesn't allow me to post 
multipart MIME messages, so you'll need to do the extraction manually.
  MIME-Version: 1.0
  Content-Type: application/octet-stream; name="als.mid"
  Content-Transfer-Encoding: x-uuencode
begin 644 als.mid
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M9(%`@$-`8)!'9$"`1T`@D$5D at 0"`14!`D$-D at 0"`0T!`D$!D@@"`0$"!`)!#
M9$"`0T`@D$!D at 4"`0$!@D#YD at 4"`/D!@D#MD0(`[0""0.62!`(`Y0$"0-V2!
M/D"!`)!`9(%`@$!`8)`^9$"`/D`@D#YD at P"`/D"!0)`^9($`@#Y`0)!#9((`
M@#Y`0)`[9($`@#M`0)!#9(%`@$-`8)!'9$"`1T`@D$5D at 0"`14!`D$-D at 0"`
M0T!`D$!D at P"`0$"!0)!#9$"`0T`@D$!D0(!`0""0/F2!`(`^0$"0.V2!`(`[
M0)`[9($`@#M`0)`^9((`@#Y`@0"00&2!0(!`0&"0/F1 at D#YD at 0"`/D``@#Y`

Craig Cockburn (pronounced "coburn"), Edinburgh, Scotland
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Cannon, Carol J. Bell       cjcannon at ucdavis.edu        Grannia [in the SCA]
'Life is so short, the craft so long to learn.'--Hippocrates' Aphorisms. 
I.i.,  5th cent. BC

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