Boatman (8)

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BOAT MAN [8], THE. Scottish, Slow Air (4/4 time) and Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEEFFGGHH (air and variations). The melody also appears in the 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: McGibbon (Scots Tunes, book II), c. 1746; pp. 46-47

Recorded sources:




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