What key is Caledonia in?
Caledonia by Dougie MacLean is in the key of E. It should be played at a tempo of 198 BPM.
What kind of guitar does Dougie MacLean play?
He chose Black Acacia (Australian Blackwood) for it’s clear characteristics and striking figure, with Master Grade Alaskan Sitka Spruce for the soundboard. The guitar features a favourite ‘Pictish’ symbol designed by Orkney jewellers Ortak inlaid in silver on the headstock and in Mother of Pearl on the bridge wings.
Who wrote Caledonia lyrics?
Caledonia is played at 198 Beats Per Minute (Presto), or 66 Measures/Bars Per Minute. Time Signature: 3/4.
Where does Dougie MacLean live now?
We’re in Dunkeld – which, with his administrative centre and recording facilities at his home at nearby Butterstone, his and artist wife Jenny’s shop in Cathedral Street, and the hotel, means that this is definitely MacLean country.