Annotation:Berks of Endermay (The)

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X:1 T:Birks of Endermay, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air B: William Thomson - Orpheus Caledonius, vol. II (1733, No. 43, p. 177) B: N:Thomson (c. 1695-1753) was a Scottish singer and folk song collector N:who lived in London for most of his adult career. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion P:Vocal setting: K:A cd|e3f ec BA|BAB c F3 A|E>FE C E2 AE|C2 E>F E2 cd| e3a ec BA|dc BA F3A|E>FE C E2 AB|c2 B>A A2:| |:ED|C3E FEF A|BAB c F3f|e>fe d/c/ dc BA|{Bc}d2 cB B3e| ce fg {g}a3f|ec BA F2 cB|AF EC E2 A>B|c2 B>A A2:|] P:"For the German Flute" K:D fg|a3b afed|edef B3d|A>BAF A2 dA|F2 A>B A2 fg| a3b afed|gfed B3d|A>BAF A2 de|f2 Te>d d2:| |:AG|F3A BABd|edef B3b|a>bag/f/ gfed|{ef}g2 fe e3a| fabc' d'3b|afed B2 fe|dBAF A2 de|f2 Te>d d2:|]

BERKS OF ENDERMAY, THE. AKA "Birks of Invermay (The)." Scottish, Air (whole time). A Major (Thomson): D Major (Thumoth). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Thomson): AABBCCDD (Thumoth). See note for "Birks of Invermay" for annotations.

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Printed sources : - Francis Barsanti (Collection of Old Scots Tunes), Edinburgh, 1742; p. 8. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 2), 1760; p. 21. William Thomson (Orpheus Caledonius, vol. II), 1733; No. 43, p. 177. Thumoth (Twelve Scotch and Twelve Irish Airs with Variations), 1742; No. 1, p. 2

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