Annotation:Drunken Scotchman (The)

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X:1 T:Drunken Scotchman, The M:C| L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1757) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D ABAF AFdF|A>Bd>F D/D/D B2|A>FD>F AA/A/ ag|1 f>de>f d/d/d d2:| |2 f>de>f d/d/d df||:afdf agfd|gafg e/e/e fg|afdf abaf| geaf d/d/d df/g/|afdf dAFD|GBdF E/E/E B2|FAGB A>a e>g| 1 f>def d/d/d df:||2 f>def d/d/d d2||

DRUNKEN SCOTCHMAN, THE. AKA - "Drunken Scotsman." AKA and see "Cow Bit Off the Miller's Thumb (The)," "Hamilton House (6)," "Highland Rant (2)," "MacLeod's Reel (2)." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning. AA'BB'. The melody is unique under this title to London publishers Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 country dance collection, until it was entered into the 1840 music manuscript copybook of Cumbrian musician John Rook (Waverton). The tune was also published under the alternate titles.

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Printed sources : - Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 60.

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