Andrew and his Cutty Gun (2)

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X:1 T:Andrew and his Cutie [sic] Gun [2] M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Air Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 6 (1760, No. 5, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin e4 (A2Bc)|(dcBA) B2G2|e3dB2g2|dB3 A4:||:G2g4a2| g2e2g2d2|e2a4b2|(c'bag) e4|g2e2d2g2|e3dB2g2|dB3 A4:|



ANDREW AND HIS CUTTY GUN [2]. English, Air (2/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This, a version of "Andrew and His Cuttie Gun (1)," was printed by James Oswald in the mid-18th century, and found its way into the 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria. The melody has similarities to (but is different from) another, older, tune published by Oswald, "To Danton Me."


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Printed sources : - Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 6), 1760; No. 5, p. 5.






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