Aberdeen's Scots Measure

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Aberdeen's Scots Measure

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   11H1h5H 3H3H1H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 5
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations



X:1
T:Aberdeens Scots Measure, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book V  (1760, p. 16)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
AF|D2 d2d2a2|f3e dfdA|FADE Ffed|c2e2 e2 (fg)|
AfdB gecA|dBGB ecAc|afge fd aA|{A}B2d2d2:|
|:(fg)|abag fefd|Tf2a2a2 (DE)|FADF BGBd|Tc2e2e2 (fg)|
afdB gecA|fdBG ecAG|FAGB AdEA|TF2 ED D2:|

Tune annotations