Mairi's Wedding

Audio Sample

Mairi's Wedding

Publisher BANKS MUSIC PUBLICATIONS
Composer Hugh S Roberton
Arranger/Editor Gwyn Arch
Voice/Instrument SSA + PIANO
Difficulty Unrated

 

RECORDING: Performed by Taplow Girl's Choir, Conducted by Gillian Dibden 

http://www.taplowchoirs.org.uk/girls.html

Mairi's Wedding, (which is also known as The Lewis Bridal Song) is a Scottish folk song that tells the story of guests going to a local wedding. The first verse speaks of the guests travelling to the celebrations; the second verse describes Mairi; the third is a toast for the bride to have plenty of food, warmth and children. In the chorus the guests are dancing "heel for heel and toe for toe". It is suggested that some of the choir do a bit of dancing!

 

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