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Mo Nighean Dubh (my dark-haired maid)! There's a Percy Grainger arrangement of that:
Grainger was quite an eccentric. He used to run between concert halls sometimes; he also left his windows open in winter and dressed in tweeds in summer in order to experience a temperature he felt appropriate to the season. He is also said to have invented the "sports bra". (I've no idea whether that's accurate or not, but it's been claimed.) He was arrested twice in the U.S. for "vagrancy" being rather casual in his clothing -- since Americans were very strait-laced and orderly in those days and American cops could not get their heads around a scruffy-looking Australian concert pianist.
Here's another Scottish air. This is by a Scottish fiddler who was a child prodigy. After the death of his second wife, he put his fiddle down and stopped playing. When he was eventually persuaded to take it up again, this, an air of his own composition, is the first thing he played. Here it's played in a contemporary style by an Orkneyman called Phil Anderson who has now relocated to Nashville:
My grandmother's name was McClure. I think that might be Scottish. My dad said we weren't Irish. If so, I've probably got a quarter or an 8th Scot in me. Love those Scottish fiddle tunes in the key of A. Always bring down the house!
McClure? -- do you remember Doug McClure as Trampas in The Virginian?
The Scotti were originally an Irish tribe. They colonised much of the West of Scotland. By the ninth century they were so well established there that one notable Irish theologian was known as Johannes Scotus Eriugena -- meaning "John the Scot from Ireland" since even by then people were more likely to associate the word "Scot" with what's now known as Scotland.
At one time there were four languages spoken in what's now Scotland:
1. a language akin to Welsh in the South-West;
2. one like Old English (specifically Northumbrian) in the South-East, which had been colonised by the Angles (this became the Lallans (Lowlands) dialect used by Burns) …
O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us ...
3. a form of Gaelic, descending from Irish Gaelic, in the West (the language that was captured in the classic of "Celtic Christianity" the Carmina Gadelica);
4. remnants of Pictish.
To add to that, the Orkneys and Shetland were effectively Scandinavian -- and are as close to there as they are to Scotland. IIRC, they came at some point in the Middle Ages as a dowry with a Danish princess who married a king of Scotland -- much to the disgust and annoyance of the islanders at the time and long afterwards. (See Sir Walter Scott's The Pirate.)
Modern Shetlanders celebrate the "viking" inheritance with the Up Helly Aa festival:
It just goes to show -- a modern political unit can have fairly diverse origins and the roots of that, with a European State, tend to be dynastic: a modern European state is that area which, all cultural, linguistic, etc. criteria on one side some particular family had been able to control.