Ale Wife and Her Barrel (The)

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 Theme code Index    1122 1155
 Also known as    Alewife and Her Barrels (The), Lord Lovell's Reel
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 8
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 22
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Ale Wife and her Barrel, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 8 (1760, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G3A G2B2|TA2G2 TA2 (GE)|d2G2G2B2|A2B2d4| e2G2G2B2|TA2G2TA2 (GE)|g2e2Td2B2|A2B2d4:| |:g2e2Te2d2|g2e2Te2 (dB)|d3e (ge)(dB)|A2B2e4| g2e2Te2d2|gaba gedB|d3e d2B2|A2B2d4:| |:G2g2G2b2|GFGB (AF) D2|GFGA BGAB|cABc d4| efge dfgB|cBAG TA2 (GE)|d3e gedB|A2B2d4:| |:g2e2 Te2d2|Bdge Te2d2|g2 (ba) gedB|A2B2e4| g2 (bg) e2 (gd)|B2 (gB) TA2 (GE)|d3e gedB|A2B2d4:| |:G2 Bd g2 BG|cABG TA2 (GE)|GBdg B2 ga|{ga}b2 ag Te4| d2 gB c2 ac|BdgB TA2 (GE)|g2 (eg) dBT(AG)|A2B2d4:| |:G2.g2.g2.g2|gdBG dA FD|G2 gd BG b2|agfe d3d| eg(ag) dg(ag)|caBg TA2 GE|gbaf gdBG|D2F2 G4:| |:g2 (b/a/g) Te2d2|g2 (b/a/g) d2B2|(cd)(ef) (ge)(dB)|A2B2 {B}e4| G2 bG F2aF|E2gE Dgfa|(gb)(eg) (de)(Bd)|D2TF2G4:| |:gaba (ge) d2|(eg)(ed) TB3c|dBgB dBgB|bagf e3f| g2 bd e2gB|cABG TA2 GE|b3a gdBG|d2D2G4:| |:G2g2 bgdB|gdBG d2D2|G2 AB cdef|gabc' d'4| d2 (b/a/d') c'2 (a/b/c')|b2 (g/a/b) a2d2|e3g dBT(AG)|D2F2G4:| |:G2 (G/B/d) G2 (G/c/e)|G2 (G/B/d) D2 (D/F/A)|G2 (G/B/d)A2 (bg)|fed^c d4| e2 (g/d/B) c2 (a/c/A)|B2 (g/B/G) A2D2|g2 (eg) dBTAG|D2TF2G4:| M:6/8 L:1/8 "Brisk"GBc def|gbd egB|ceA BdG|FdB AFD| GBc def|gfe bag|fed ^cde|A^ce d2:| |:def gdB|cfg acA|Bgf edc|BAG FED| GBc def|gbd (e/f/g)B|(c/d/e)A BdG|DFA G2:|]

X:1 T:Ale Wife and Her Barrel, The M:C| L:1/8 S:Aird - Selection of Scotch, Irish, English and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (G2 G)B AGAB | G2 GB dgdB | G2 GB AGAB | dBGB d2 :| |: (de/f/ g)e afge | (de/f/ g)e af g2 | (de/f/ g)e af g(f |1 e)dBd ef g2 :|2 edBc efgB ||

X:1 T:Ale Wife and Her Barrel, The M:C| L:1/8 R: S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 469) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G |:G2 GB AGAB|G2 GB dgdB|G2 GB AGAB|dBGB d2e2:| |:d(e/f/) ge afge|d(e/f/) ge af g2G2|d(e/f/) ge af gf|1 edBd efg:|2 edBd efgB||

X:1 T:Ale Wife and her Barrell [sic], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 77) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 457) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G2B2 AGAB|G2B2 dgdB|G2B2 AGAB|dB G2 Bd2g:| |:(d/e/f) ge afge|d/e/f ge af g2|(3d/e/f) ge afge|1edBd ef g2:|2 edBd egdB||

X: 1 T:Ale Wife & Her Barrel,The. HSJJ.020 M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/2=100 S:HSJ Jackson,Wyresdale,Lancs.1823 R:.Reel O:England A:Lancashire H:1823 Z:vmp.Chris Partington. K:G G2GB AGAB|G2GB dgdB|G2GB AGAB|dBGBd2d2:|! |:de/f/ ge afge|(de/f/ ge) afg2|(de/f/ ge) afgf|1edBd efg2:|2edBd efgB|]

X:1 T:Auld-wife & her barrel, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 156) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 GB AGAB|G2 GB dgdB|G2 GB AGAB|dBGB d2e2:| |:(de/f/ g)e agfd|(de/f/ g)e af g2|de/f/ ge afgf|1 edBd ef g2:|2 edBd efgB||

X:1 T:Ale Wife and Her Barrel, The R:Pipe Strathspey M:C L:1/16 B:David Glen’s Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, B:Book 3 (c. 1876, No. 39, p. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e2|:A3AA3c B3A B3c|A3A A3c e3f e3c|A3A A3c B3A B3c|e3f e3c B3c f4:| e3a a3e agf2 e3c|e3f a3e g2a2 f4|e3a a3e agf2 e3c|d3f e3c B3c f4| e3a a3e agf2 e3c|e3f a3e g2a2f4|e2fg a3e f3d e3c|d3f c3e B3c a4||